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· October, 2007

Stories about Poland from October, 2007

Poland: Roman Giertych's Out of Politics

The beatroot is wondering who he is going to “write about for the next two years,” now that Roman Giertych has been forced out of politics, along with his party,...

Poland: Islamic Cultural Center in Krakow?

The beatroot writes about plans to build an Islamic cultural center in Krakow.

Poland: Civic Platform's Prospects

Dr. Sean's Diary discusses the prospects of Donald Tusk's Civic Platform.

Poland: Auschwitz Book Reviews

Bosnia Vault reviews two books on Auschwitz.

Poland: More on the Election

A few more links on the Polish election: the beatroot explains Kaczynski's defeat; Dr. Sean's Diary sums up the results and notes a “a complete slaughter of minor parties“; Edward...

Poland: Parliamentary Election

Quick links on Poland's snap parliamentary election: the beatroot writes on expat Polish voters, high turnout, exit poll results (plus some live-blogging and 58 reader comments), and the future of...

Central & Eastern Europe: “Human Capital”

Edward Lucas writes about “a lack of brainpower” in Eastern and Central Europe.

Poland: Katyn

Kinuk writes that Katyń, a new film by Andrzej Wajda, wasn't as good as the famous director's other work: “Towards the end of the film, we see the efficient (if...

Poland: Opinion Polls

The beatroot writes about Poland's election opinion polls.

Poland, Iraq: Attack on the Ambassador

“Poles are a target in Iraq because they are part of the occupation,” writes the beatroot in a post about last week's attack on the Polish Ambassador in Baghdad.

Poland: Campaign as “Spectator Sports”

Less than two weeks remaining before the general election in Poland, the beatroot writes about the contenders’ “personalities” and their chances for winning.

Poland: Irena Sendlerowa, 97, for Nobel

The beatroot writes about the woman who may beat Bono and Al Gore to the Nobel Peace Prize this year: “Twenty four years after Lech Walesa won it, 97-year-old Irena...

Poland: Tusk in London

Dr. Sean's Diary writes about a Polish politician courting expat Polish voters in London.

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