See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

Poland: Parliamentary Election Roundup

Raf Uzar writes that the Oct. 9 parliamentary election “will be a true test of Poland’s democratic calibre.” Polandian writes about a Lublin candidate “willing to court controversy in order to gain attention for some votes”: Katarzyna Lenart, 23, whose striptease video had over 410,000 views as of Oct. 8. Politics, Economy, Society hoped for a high turnout, for “[w]hoever wins, should be authorised by the nation to wield power,” and summarized the election's preliminary results, which point to the victory of Donald Tusk's Civic Platform (PO): “Poland is in for four years of predictable and pragmatic, yet sometimes mediocre and feckless rule.”

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site