Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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What is happening in Poland after the elections resembles the Belgian scenario (Belgium has not had the government for over a year), or the Italian scenario from long time ago. In Poland there is no new Speaker, no new cabinet, and the stock market of names is going crazy. We learn that one lady, a… » read more

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Yesterday Muammar Gaddafi joined the bloody collection of killed dictators. Today we can read a lot about the people’s anger, revenge on tyrants, etc. Gaddafi would have ruled much longer if the countries of the West had not used the first opportunity to get rid of him. The dictator had the blood of his countrymen… » read more

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Media are full of information about the release of one Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, in exchange for 1 027 Palestinian prisoners. Shalit spent 5 years in an unknown place, in unknown conditions, without being sentenced by a court. He was captured during military service. By the end it was not clear whether he was alive.… » read more

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The manifesto of the Indignados movement – those from Spain, adopted by the rest of Europe – is definitely worth reading. We can read there about equality, solidarity, the right to housing, employment, health care. Next, more fundamental, the Indignados demand political participation. So what happened that on the 15th of May in Madrid, the… » read more

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Politicians dream of nice pictures… of themselves, of course. The unattainable model was represented by Soviet leaders (imitated today in a modern version by Putin), but the beloved leader Kim Il Sung beat all of them. In 1989 I was at the festival of youth and students in Pyongyang. At every step, in publications, museums,… » read more

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