Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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A debate about the shape of the European Union is ahead of us. I would, therefore, advise all potential participants to this debate to familiarise themselves with some seemingly obvious facts. The Union which we entered in 2004 is over. The time of proportional development when the alternative: wider (more countries) or deeper (greater integration)… » read more

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It rarely happens that I disagree with wise people, who write about women’s or family rights. Whom I mean in this case is Krystyna Kofta. She was outraged by the UNs stride into our internal affairs, which obliges Poland to shut down baby hatches. It is a coincidence that, claiming they save lives, Kofta has… » read more

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The work on the report on the European Union’s policy in the field of digital freedom is now in progress. I will certainly come back to this subject more than once, but today let me focus on another document, prepared by the U.S. NGO Freedom House, which for several years has conducted a systematic study… » read more

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What Mitt will say?

American politicians are trying to guess or predict, according to American doctrines, who may be Mitt Romney as president of the United States. It is not an easy task because the Republican candidate started his contacts with the world by hosting in his family house, in his youth, an Italian student. Then he visited Europe… » read more

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Imagine the situation of the early twentieth century or a little earlier. The streets in the cities start being filled with vehicles, roads between agglomerations are formed and on them appear first cars. Those who have a car enjoy freedom. It soon becomes clear that the basic rules on how to circulate are essential so… » read more

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Germany is recently popular in Poland. As a leader or a hegemon (delete as appropriate). The differences between these two countries are best visible on the example of ACTA. The German government has not signed the agreement, respecting the objections of the Minister of Justice, although people did not protest in the streets. The Polish… » read more

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The internet users from Poland did not agree to participate in the Prime Minister’s “show-off”. They demand that the Civic Platform take a political stance, which means that they want Poland to have a possibility to withdraw from the ACTA agreement. They do not want to be a “fig leaf” to decisions taken previously. Since… » read more

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