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  • Polish economic migrants: Thank you for having us!

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    I want to say a big ‘thank you’ to all of you: English, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, Belgians, Germans, Americans, Swedes, Norwegians, Spaniards, Italians and all other nations for receiving my countrymen. Maybe you know, maybe not, and maybe this is the moment to tell you how much we owe you. My friends, my family, my parents, […]

  • Poland in crisis? What crisis are you talking about?

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    This part of the world has a long history of living in very rough social conditions. Their wealth of experience with rough conditions makes people here much more resilient in facing the so-called “crisis” the world is going through nowadays. Let me share my story and show you where people […]

  • Unfinished remains of Żarnowiec Nuclear Power Plant, photo by Grzegorz -

    Why Doesn’t Poland Have Any Nuclear Power Plants?

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    The answer to this question is a chronological sequence of various factors which have interacted ever since the Second World War. Coal The first factor is coal. Mother Nature has richly endowed the current territory of  Poland with “black gold” as the Poles call it.  Its coal reserves were sufficient […]