· June, 2007

Stories about Poland from June, 2007

Poland, Germany: “Stepmother of Europe”

  28 June 2007

Publius Pundit quotes from a BBC piece on the Polish-German relations and reproduces the controversial cover of the Polish weekly Wprost, featuring a computer-generated image of German Chancellor Angela Merkel breastfeeding Polish Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski and President Lech Kaczynski.

Poland: Email Joke

  21 June 2007

An email joke on “the only way any sort of controversial programming can make it on TV” in Poland – at Eternal Remont.

Eastern & Central Europe: U.S. States’ GDPs

  21 June 2007

U.S. states have been renamed for countries with similar GDPs and the new map has been posted at Strange Maps: Russia is New Jersey, Ukraine is Idaho, Belarus is Alaska, Poland is Missouri, Czech Republic is Nebraska, Hungary is New Mexico, Romania is Delaware, Croatia is South Dakota.

Central & Eastern Europe: Gay Rights

  5 June 2007

Vilhelm Konnander posts an overview of the “events related to LGBT-rights [that] have given rise to both concerns and hopes about the situation of homosexuals in Central and Eastern Europe.”

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