Jan Maria Jackowski
Despite the fact that the transformations of 1989 were accepted as the date of the fall of communism in Central-Eastern Europe they did not mark a clear political and moral caesura between the Third Polish Republic and the Polish People’s Republic. »
Smokescreen in front of the Presidential Palace
The struggle for the presence of the cross in front of the Presidential Palace, where Poles pay tribute to the victims of the national tragedy – the plane crash at Smolensk – continues. »
The tragedy of the flood continues
Fr Piotr Nowosielski
Heavy rain, especially on 7 August 2010, caused the local rivers to overflow and many places were flooded. Bishop Stefan Cichy of Legnica asked for a prayerful and material support for those affected by flood. »
And a sign was given to us
Fresh greenery – thick, firm, pushy – squeezes in ash soil since you can only see such a sort of soil there. The nature breathes and rebounds from the bottom. We are driving on narrow roads, getting stuck in the sand. »
Will we become Sikhs?
The day before the homosexual parade in Warsaw one of its organizers revealed that the President of the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek was conducting an active policy to incline the EU countries to make legislative changes, thus meeting the demands of the political homosexual movement. »
The swearing-in of the presidential promises
We still have in mind the recent pompous announcements of the presidential candidate of the Civic Platform about giving money to almost all social groups and we can hear the government inclining the new ledger of the Presidential Palace to rethink the promises he made. »
Escape from the truth
Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Prof. Jacek Trznadel about political disdain and vulgarity, the pseudo-authorities and the ‘poison’, which made ‘the stupefied nation mad.’
500 days of truth
Polish economy needs radical profound reforms and not next 500 days of politics of love and doing nothing. »
Dispute about the cross or about memory
The two big crosses, two terrible disasters, that have afflicted Poland recently – the plane crash at Smolensk and the floods – neither unite us nor evoke responsibility for our homeland but are used by Civic Platform for political quarrels. »
In the land of mediagenic happiness
Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Witold Kolodziejski, Chairman of the National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT), about the politicisation of the public media and the desire to silence obstinate journalists.
About the left wing in the shadow of the right wing
Wieslawa Lewandowska talks to Dr. Tomasz Zukowski about the extraordinary environment of the post-communist centre-right wing and the quite new left wing.
Till 20 June 2010 we seemed to have had a stable, two-party political system: two centre-right parties having common roots; the difference being distrust rather than programmes. »
When the party said it would give, these were only words
No matter who our President is he will have to face the tragic effects of the floods. In spite of the fact that the fate of the flood-affected people is in the hands of the Prime Minister and the government there were so many promises made during the presidential campaign that withdrawal from help would be shameful. »
Polish left-wing today
Fr Ireneusz Skubis
The first presidential voting is over. Grzegorz Napieralski as the candidate of the left wing is said to have the biggest success and the society is said to begin supporting this political option again. »
Let us help restore hope
Rev. Msgr. Ireneusz Skubis talks to Rev. Msgr. Marian Subocz, director of Caritas Polska about helping people who were affected by floods.
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