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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. […]

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And so, with the virus spreading, most of Poles stay at home. The internet is full of pictures of empty cities. Luckily, there is plenty of streaming services to choose from, including, the Polish answer to Netflix that streams only Catholic materials. But pandemia is pandemia, #stayathome is #stayathome, but the political show must […]