Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

Archives for

Well, it worked. It went just as I predicted yesterday. We have obtained more than what was promised at the beginning, but less than we wanted. The Prime Minister made ​​a good decision, very unified in the EU. It was agreed that the countries from outside the euro zone would also participate in the meetings… » read more

Posted by Marek Siwiec MEP

As you all know, every year politicians, journalists and capitalists meet in Davos. The capitalists, the richest and most influential ones, are among the best represented. Since four years they have been trying to find an answer on what to do with the ongoing economic crisis. During this time almost everyone was condemned – bankers,… » read more

Posted by Marek Siwiec MEP

It seems that the Polish government got lost in the case of ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement). Yesterday morning the government’s spokesman Pawel Gras in a nonchalant way announced that here were no hack attacks against government’s websites. But facts that discredit the government will soon reach the Polish public opinion. Here they are: • October… » read more

Posted by Marek Siwiec MEP

Again, it is loudly about the Internet. Seemingly it is as usual – the authority wants to introduce a law that in specific situations (most often not described accurately) restricts the freedom of action on the web. In this case, in the United States. And here lies the problem. The Americans do not care about… » read more

Posted by Marek Siwiec MEP

Yesterday in the European Parliament’s plenary room everyone agreed in one case – they praised Viktor Orban’s decision to arrive in an emergency mode to Strasbourg. But then, there were only differences. It has been known for a long time that the right wing, with some reservations, but generally accepts Prime Minister’s policy. From liberals… » read more

Posted by Marek Siwiec MEP

Yesterday the Socialists in the European Parliament elected their new leader. The winner is Hannes Swoboda, an Austrian politician who gained 102 votes and beat very clearly Frenchwoman Catherine Trautmann and Briton Stephen Hughes (37 votes). What does it mean? The Socialists have chosen a line of continuation. Swoboda was the closes collaborator of Martin… » read more

Posted by Marek Siwiec MEP

Since his famous speech in Berlin, Minister Sikorski has disappeared. Neither good, nor bad news. And things are happening. Apparently the whole concept of joining the fiscal treaty went to hell. But the MPs in the Polish parliament remained silent on this fact when the Minister summed up the Polish Presidency. The Presidency in which… » read more

Posted by Marek Siwiec MEP