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An alumnus of the LSE and the NUS. A social scientist by training, a political junkie by conviction. Currently working for Polityka Insight, a Warsaw-based centre for policy analysis, where I cover issues ranging from health policy to pension reforms. I previously worked for the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland as well as the Ministry of Administration and Digital Affairs.
  • The Ballad of Warm Tap Water

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    Young Poles do not seek to redefine their relationship with the state. At least not all of them and not fundamentally. As Polish prime minister Donald Tusk said in an interview with the Wprost weekly in late summer 2010: “(…) Editor: But politicians ought to have more ambitions to change […]

  • Budapest in Warsaw?

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    ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, I am deeply convinced that the day of our success will come, that Warsaw will be like Budapest.’ Jarosław Kaczyński on election night, 9th October 2011 Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of the Law and Justice party, the main opposition group in Poland, is well known for his […]