Stories about Poland from June, 2007
Poland: BBC on Lustration
Dr. Sean's Diary links to a BBC program on “on lustration and decommunization issues in Poland.”
Poland, Germany: “Stepmother of Europe”
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.
Europe: Prominent Roma Scholar Dies
TOL's Romantic pays tribute to the recently deceased prominent Romano scholar Jan Kochanowski.
Poland: Email Joke
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
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.
Poland: “More Pope, Less Literature”
“More Pope, less literature…” This, according to the beatroot, is what Polish kids would be reading if Poland's education minister prevails.
Central & Eastern Europe: Gay Rights
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.”
Poland: More on Teletubby's Sexuality
The beatroot writes more on Tinky Winky's alleged sexual orientation.