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· July, 2006

Stories about Poland from July, 2006

Poland: “Rightwards Shift”

Europhobia suspects something wrong may be taking place in Poland's politics.

Polish Blogosphere Update

Better late than never… That's what PolBlog hopes bloggers will think in response to its latest foray into blogging technology. Its new “Talk Back Attack” features an audio comment option...

Poland: Miss World Contest in Warsaw

Unlike the Polish media, the beatroot isn't excited about the Miss World 2006 contest to be held in Warsaw in September: “It’s a boring event watched only by men with...

Poland: President and PM Identical Twins

The beatroot writes about two identical twins who are now running Poland: “Opinion polls have been pretty consistent. Poles would rather not have identical twins who not only shared the...

Poland: Prize for Biased Coverage of Economics

Our Man in Gdansk wonders whether it's appropriate to award journalists for “defending the principles of market economics independently of political circumstances”: “I disagree with the none-too subtle implication that...

Poland: Political Humor

Our Man in Gdansk quotes a Polish satirist explaining why his job of making politicians appear funny is too easy.

Belarus: 300 Polish Scholarships Not Enough

EM of TOL's Belarus Blog writes that 300 Belarusian students will receive scholarships to attend Polish universities this year, but – a lot more could (and should, according to the...

Poland: Play to be Staged in Tehran

An Iranian director has finally been allowed to stage a play by “one of Poland’s best contemporary writers,” the beatroot reports: “Now I get why it will be a great...

Polish Blogosphere Update

With missionary zeal The Poland Pulse blogs about the latest English camps coming to Poland. By no means clandestine, the camp project to convert Catholic women to a less formalistic...

Poland: Jewish-Polish Relationship

The beatroot posts again on the post-WWII relationship between Jews and Poles in Poland, this time reacting to Fear, the latest book of Jan Gross, an author who “will again...

Poland: Unemployment

The beatroot looks at unemployment figures in Poland.

Poland: The Polish Pro Corruption Party (PPCP)

The beatroot writes about a Polish “lawmaker (law breaker)” whose party “led the crusade against political corruption” and who, despite this, was caught falsifying 1,700 names on her electoral sponsorship...

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