Poland in Transition 1989-1991: Bread

“Proszę?” “Six small rolls, one chleb, one angielka.” “6,450 złotych, please.” “Thank you.” “You are welcome. Please?” “One chleb.” “2,400 złotych. Do you have four hundred złotych?” “Dziękuję.” “You are welcome. Please?” “Two angielka…”

March All Over Again

March ‘68 is a complex and multifaceted event in Polish history. Jakub Majmurek in conversation with Janina Jankowska and Seweryn Blumsztajn, two journalists who during communism were active in the opposition, but they nowadays quite oppose in political preferences.

Poland in Transition 1989-1991: Street Markets

“Professional peddlers piled up a good amount of money, and more is being made as prices rise even higher and a system of wholesaling develops. That this new wealth is not effectively taxed is the government’s fault, not the peddlers.” Read the fourth chapter of the book by David R. Pichaske.