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As you probably heard already, as it was making headlines everywhere from Canada to Australia, Poland is experiencing an extreme homophobic shitshow provided to us by president Duda and his party colleagues. Apparently, panicked with the growing popularity of Rafał Trzaskowski, Duda’s main opponent in oncoming presidential elections, PiS decided that they need a new […]

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After the elections that haven’t taken place, the political atmosphere in Poland is cooling down. Platforma Obywatelska decided to use that unexpected development to replace their candidate – Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska, that proved to be unable to connect with the voters will give way for a Rafał Trzaskowski – who a year ago knocked-out PiS candidate […]

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If you’re interested in Polish matters, you might have noticed, that recently several new English-language media outlets have popped out like daffodils in the spring. But caution is advised: portals such as or are run by government-controlled state media and are an attempt of counterbalancing alarming news from Poland in Western media with […]

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I am no longer being told that calling my own country “Absurdistan” is not fair. Probably because everyone sees by now, that it fully deserves this name. Just recently, for example, a (puppet) Constitutional Tribunal (illegally) ruled that Polish High Court broke European Law by adhering to the ruling of the European Tribunal of Justice. […]