Poland won EURO 2012. And Donald Tusk scored the winning goal.

Poland won EURO 2012. And Donald Tusk scored the winning goal.

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On the opening day of Euro 2012 former PM Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz portended that public mood will depend on Polish football team’s results in the championship, while on Tuesday Leszek Miller, in his way, scoffed at Tusk that he needs Polish football players’ victory more than Gierek did. Both gentleman are wrong, because footballers’ results had […]

What do we really know about Bombay?

What do we really know about Bombay?

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Obama’s serious blunder might have shown a lack of professionalism in the administration of the White House. Certainly, though, it also confirmed what we already know about Poland. We shouldn’t be worried about Obama’s words hurting our national pride. The bigger problem is the fact that the blunder made by Barack Obama reflects poorly on […]

Who wins the game?!

Who wins the game?!

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Enough of deadly serious and boring deliberations whether we should organize Euro 2012 or not, what could be built if it were not for that, whose fault it is that we’ve built too little or too much. Bring an end to serious discussions about civilizational project. Bring an end to deliberations about serviceability of motorways […]

Too leftist left-wing, too rightist right-wing

Too leftist left-wing, too rightist right-wing

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Presidential elections in France may be analyzed in their ideological context – by way of asking a question who should the moderate electors vote for. Unfortunately, the answer is not that easy. For the French had to deal with a classical dilemma for the modern politics, which is yet unknown to the Polish voters. In […]

‘They’re beating our guys!’ – a great insult to a small country

‘They’re beating our guys!’ – a great insult to a small country

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Polish xenophobia and ‘besieged castle’ mentality strengthened by a BBC documentary about racism on Polish stadiums and Barack Obama’s ‘Polish death camps’. Barack Obama’s statement about the ‘Polish death camps’ is a reason to be worried. It is not because it blames the Poles for the Holocaust, but because it has rallied the nation under […]

“The Captive Mind” – stop it! – an interview with Leszek Balcerowicz

“The Captive Mind” – stop it! – an interview with Leszek Balcerowicz

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Liberte!: The state of public finances and the demographic situation in Western Europe suggest that authorities will have to spend less money on welfare services. States will not engage in social politics so much as a consequence. Has time for reforms already come? Leszek Balcerowicz: It is common knowledge that states have to spend less […]

Joachim Gauck in Brussels – pragmatic euro enthusiast

Joachim Gauck in Brussels – pragmatic euro enthusiast

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‘My visit is a signal that German people unconditionally say ‘yes’ to Europe’ – said Joachim Gauck during his first visit in Brussels. While  skeptical voices towards the European Union arise in Europe,  Joachim Gauck presents himself as a staunch euro enthusiast. At the same time he emphasizes that such an attitude implies a serious […]

Poland may become another Singapore

Poland may become another Singapore

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Poland may become another Singapore – Błażej Lenkowski’s interview with Cezary Smorszczewski We are located between two powerful countries. The former is one of the greatest exporters in the world. We sell low-processed goods there and, as a result, our profits are insignificant. The latter country’s economy is based mainly on natural resources. Could we […]

Jarosław the goal scorer

Jarosław the goal scorer

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A move made by Jarosław Kaczyński in the morning on May 3 – supporting the idea of boycotting Euro 2012 sport events in Ukraine was not an own goal at all but a classic hat-trick. The ball, slowly and aimlessly played by Western European politicians, landed at former Prime Minister’s feet. For the first time […]

Chinese dream

Chinese dream

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American dream is based on the assumption that any rogue with a little ingenuity and a holy pile of luck can become a millionaire. Chinese dream (in the West) means that you don’t have to be a millionaire to live like one. Celebrated by the Prime Minister Tusk “strategic partnership” between Poland and China must […]

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