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· March, 2007

Stories about Poland from March, 2007

Poland: Anti-Abortion; Iraq War

The beatroot writes about Poland's anti-abortion politicians (21 comments so far) and the country's involvement in Iraq (70 comments!).

Eastern Europe: Edward Lucas Roundup

The Economist's Edward Lucas posts his pieces on East European churches; Solzhenitsyn; Chechnya; Poland's relations with other EU members; color revolutions and foreign funding.

Poland: Junk Food

Traveling Life writes about junk food in Poland; in a comment, the beatroot explains what kind of a political statement he makes when he eats Big Macs.

Poland: Fire Hazard

The Poland Diaries writes about fire safety – or, to be more precise, fire hazard – in Poland.

Poland: Demography

The beatroot writes: “Poland’s population is shrinking faster than any other country in the EU. Strange that, in a country that claims to be 95 percent Catholic, don’t you think?”

Poland: “De-communization Zeal”

The beatroot writes about the Polish government's “de-communization zeal.” Among other things, bloggers might be affected by the new law as well: “All journalists – public or private – born...

Poland, Russia: Responsibility for Katyn

The beatroot reports that “the Russian NGO Memorial has pledged to pursue all legal means to get Moscow to recognize Soviet responsibility for the deaths of over 20,000 Polish officers...

Eastern & Central Europe: Post-War Ethnic Cleansing of Germans

“During 1945 and 1946 some 14 million Germans from Central Europe and the Balkans permanently lost their traditional homelands due to a ruthless campaign of ethnic cleansing,” writes J. Otto...

Poland: Anti-Commercials Initiative

Traveling Life reports on the neo-socialist party's initiative to “forbid Polish television stations from inserting commercials into movies and other programming without the consent of the author.”

Poland: College Education

Our Man in Gdansk writes on how Polish college education works.

Poland: New Regulation for Journalists

“From March 15th all journalists born before 1972 working in Poland will have to sign a declaration that they did not spy for the Polish People's Republic. That includes me:...

Poland: Politician Against Abortion and Gays

The beatroot reports on a Polish politician who “wants any new EU Constitution (yawn) to include a ban on abortion and rights for homosexuals.”

Poland: Simon Moll Wasn't Political Refugee

The beatroot continues covering the saga of the African man who infected seven Polish women with HIV: the latest news is that Simon Moll was only pretending to be a...

Poland: Computerization

Information Policy writes on Poland's computerization plan.

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