Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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Everything is clear

Last week I shared my impressions regarding the Republicans’ convention. Democrats have worked hard to come up with an alternative to what their rivals had to offer, and President Obama presented it last night. In fact, it is an elaboration on the idea of a welfare state American-style. Access to education and health care is… » read more

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Friedman on Poland

George Friedman is a recognised author and political analyst. His website Stratfor regularly presents analysis on ‘interesting places in the world’. Yesterday Friedman took up the matter of Poland. He addresses his article to a reader who has the right not to know the details of this county’s history. So you can find there a… » read more

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Goodbye football

It was a championship full of surprises. I leave aside the story of one team from the Vistula river, but enumerating chronologically: the Russians and the Dutch have been knocked out, the weak Italians have beaten the Germans but have been knocked out by the Spaniards. To make it even funnier – every time the… » read more

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The mission of Pat Cox and Aleksander Kwasniewski is taking a concrete shape (let’s call it for short ‘the CK mission’). What originally was supposed to be an observation of the cassation process turns out to be something much more important. Cox and Kwasniewski for almost half a year will be superobservers of Ukrainian politics.… » read more

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Obama and Poland

That was the day! Even football could not unite the Poles as much as Obama’s ‘Polish death camp’ gaffe. US President spoke and went to sleep, and we discovered his words and for 6 hours in Poland there was a festival of condemnation of American leader’s words. It started innocently with the Foreign Minister’s twitter,… » read more

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