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The Smolensk Disaster: New Revelations and Old Accusations

Five years after the Smolensk plane crash that killed Polish president Lech Kaczyński, new transcripts from the flight recorder have emerged, potentially offering new insights into the disputed cause of the disaster. 3,973 more words

Ludd is Dead, Long Live Ludd

The first thing that strikes me while reading Ted Kaczynski’s rambling, 35,000 word manifesto, INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY AND ITS FUTURE,  is the almost total lack of supporting material. 821 more words

Luddism

Wolność słowa

To, że PiS maszeruje w obronie demokracji i wolności słowa już “na oko” (ulubiona metoda badawcza niezależnych dziennikarzy) wydawało mi się komiczne.

Po obejrzeniu wiadomości w TV Arte wszystko ułożyło mi się w spójną narrację, niczym z felietonu redaktora Pereiry. 55 more words

Polska

PiS MPs Suspended

Last Friday, three Law and Justice (PiS) MPs were suspended as a direct consequence of their ‘official’ trip to Madrid. At the end of October, Adam Hofman, Mariusz A. 177 more words

Poland

Essays on Fanaticism 10: The Industrial Society and its Future

Ted Kaczynski was just fifteen years old when he was accepted to study Mathematics at Harvard. Although he tended to shy away from social situations and had been bullied in school on account of his academic brilliance, he was otherwise widely regarded as a normal teenager. 2,512 more words

Philosophy

Bo tu stolyca jest, tak, czy nie?

O stolicy zawsze ciężko się pisze – to taka trudna miłość. Nikt za nią specjalnie nie przepada, ale gdy tylko na horyzoncie pojawia się jakiś Vladimir, trzeba się za nią bić. 520 more words

Right-Wing Parties Unite

After long negotiations, three of Poland’s right-wing parties have managed to reach an understanding regarding their future cooperation. On Saturday, the leaders of Law and Justice (PiS), United Poland (SP), and Poland Together (PRJG) signed a political agreement. 175 more words

Poland