Poland or Coalland?
Dark, smoggy, poisonous … Yes, welcome to many parts of Poland. This is the only EU country whose economy actually grew during the recent recession. But there is a pricetag to be paid for this and that pricetag is the health of the Polish people. Never mind can growth and […]
I am a Polish woman! I am invincible! I want to work!
The European Commission and Poland have made it clear that in order to initiate and sustain inclusive economic growth we need to increase the number of women in employment. Within the framework of the EU’s 2020 growth strategy for the coming decade, which is built on shrewd, sustainable and inclusive […]
Polish economic migrants: Thank you for having us!
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, […]
The Ballad of Warm Tap Water
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 […]
Poland in crisis? What crisis are you talking about?
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 […]