Changes in Polish law, introduced after critical wave of burning landfills in 2018, made illegal storage of waste more difficult, but old fraudulent schemes are still in place. Despite increased controls, arrests and high penalties, the cat-and-mouse game between notorious toxic waste handlers and authorities continues. As local governments struggle to find funding for clean-ups, […]
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“Tell No One” was released on Saturday, 12th of May. The film reveals new cases of catholic priests sexually abusing children and high-ranking members of the clergy protecting the abusers, not the victims.The documentary was entirely crowd-funded and is available on YouTube. In just four days it gathered more than 15 million views. Poland is […]
The first stores selling patriotic clothing in Poland opened doors nearly 10 years ago. Today, everyone is wearing it: from the Polish president Andrzej Duda to school children, and to parents and their kids at patriotic marches. The aim is to show strong attachment to patriotism and flaunt it around: you simply either are a patriot, or you are not.
Polish politicians have a mouth full of clichés about the entry of big Chinese businesses into the country. The only person looking after their interests today is Marek Suski, the head of the Prime Minister’s political cabinet. He is doing it unofficially. And he has no idea about China or business.
Almost 70 landfills have been on fire in Poland since the beginning of the year. Tons of toxic substances have entered the environment, the impact of which will be felt over the years. All of these because China started to care for the environment and stopped importing waste materials. Poland took over. blog post by […]
The Russian online propaganda offensive has been launched after Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the outbreak of war in Ukraine. The aftermath of this operation still echoes around the world today.
The Kremlin propaganda keeps on fueling stories about foreign mercenaries fighting the separatists in Donbas. Are there really foreign death squadrons active in Ukraine? Yes. Are they Polish? No.