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Poland snubs Russia ahead of WWII commemoration

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities have refused to invite a Russian delegation to a commemoration ceremony marking the anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. Krzysztof Szczerski, an aide to the Polish president, said on Wednesday in comments carried by the Polish news agency PAP that Russia has not been invited to the […]
Tags: News, Russia, Nation, Poland, Warsaw, Pap, Poland AP, Krzysztof Szczerski

‘Theater That Gets In The Way’ — A Company Puts Itself On The Front Lines Of Poland’s Culture Wars

Two years ago, the actors of the Powszechny Theater in Warsaw had to barricade themselves inside their building against conservative Catholic protesters angry about their production The Curse, about the suxual abuse of children by priests. This year, the company is following up with a staging of Mein Kampf. No wonder its slogan is “Theater that gets in the way.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, Poland, Catholic, Warsaw, 03.19.19, Powszechny Theater

The Theater at the Forefront of Poland’s Culture Wars

The Powszechny Theater in Warsaw faced protests and acid attacks when it staged a play about the Catholic Church. Will its staging of “Mein Kampf” cause more uproar?
Tags: News, Censorship, Poland, Theater, Warsaw, Roman Catholic Church, Politics And Government, Pawel, Culture (Arts, Warsaw (Poland, Law and Justice (Poland, Mein Kampf (Play, Powszechny Theater, The Curse (Play, Lysak, Catholic Church Will

‘March Now Or Swim Later’: Students Skip Class For Global Climate Strike

BERLIN (AP) — From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by word of mouth and social media are skipping class to protest what they see as the failures by their governments to take tough action against global warming. Friday’s rallies were one of the biggest international climate change actions yet, involving hundreds of thousands of students in more than 100 countries around the globe. The coordinated “school strikes” were inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activi...
Tags: News, Climate Change, Washington, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, India, New York City, Africa, World news, Ap, Earth, United States, South Africa, Paris, Strike

The Fantastical World of Damian Jacob Markiewicz Sendler

Meet Damian Jacob Markiewicz Sendler aka Dr. Damian Jacob Sendler aka Damian Dariusz Markiewicz. According to him, he’s “an award-winning Polish-American clinician sexologist, the scholar of forensic and legal medicine, the scientist trained in digital epidemiology, and the media health expert personality.” He’s been quoted by more than a dozen online publications internationally about his unique research examining human sexual behavior. However, according to Gizmodo journalist Jennings Brown, m...
Tags: Psychology, Google, Europe, Usa, New York, General, Boston, US, America, Harvard, Poland, Gizmodo, New York State, Special Report, Warsaw, Eastern Europe

“Far Beyond The Immobile Point”: A Journey Through The Dismal World With Michal Karcz

Michal Karcz (previously) is a digital photographer and artist situated in Warsaw, Poland. All of his life, Karcz was involved with art, painting and other visual arts. After having left painting – his biggest passion – he devoted his time to digital photography and painting, and so replaced one passion with another. As he contemplates, “digital photography and software gave [him] the opportunity... Source
Tags: Design, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Warsaw, Inspirations, Michal Karcz, Otherworld, Photomanipulations, Karcz

A business trip to Poland Lodz and Warsaw

7 years ago we made a decision which changed our lifes quite a bit. We started to build our own company int he field of natural energy systems. To be more precise we sell solutions in the field of alternative heat generation hot water and heating. Afte
Tags: Travel, Warsaw, Poland Lodz

EU food safety check in Poland finds fault with documents

Poland's agriculture minister says that a European Commission's veterinary inspection has revealed irregularities in documents at slaughterhouses, but found no problems with the quality of the meat.
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Cost of living around the world

Rent sucks everywhere . Half of the United States is rent-burdened, meaning they spend more than one-third of their income on rent. And when you hear a stat like that, sometimes you think moving to another country might help your situation. But the truth is, it’s tough around the world. To see exactly how tough it’s gotten, relatively, the furnished apartment experts at Nestpick examined 740 neighborhoods in 50 cities, then determined the annual salary a single person would need to live in ea...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, London, California, France, China, Germany, Boston, Berlin, Singapore, New York City, US, Toronto

Is cargotecture the future of construction? What you need to know for your next project

As the construction industry continues to evolve and adapt to innovations like green buildings, the push for more sustainable materials and the efforts to reduce waste, there is one trend that is pushing the limits of design — cargotecture. Steel shipping containers have been a key component of global trade for the past 50 years, and now these steel boxes that are 8 feet wide by 8-and-a-half feet high — and either 20 or 40 feet long — are becoming a recycled building material that you can use t...
Tags: Design, Venezuela, Warsaw

Warsaw Gets Trendy

Warsaw once had a reputation for being a gloomy communist city. Today the Polish capital is rapidly developing, with skyscrapers, vegan restaurants and a budding video game industry.
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100-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Helen Fagin on How Books Save Lives

Starting when she was 21, Helen Fagin was imprisoned in the Radomsko and Warsaw ghettos in Poland. Her parents were sent to Treblinka and murdered there, but Fagin and her sister eventually managed to escape and, after a long journey around Europe, made it to the United States. Fagin has offered lengthy testimony about her experience of the Holocaust (for the USC Shoah Foundation and US Holocaust Memorial Museum), but in this short video, she reads a letter she wrote about how reading and storie...
Tags: Europe, Nazis, Poland, Warsaw, Jason Kottke, Fagin, Treblinka, USC Shoah Foundation, Radomsko, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Helen Fagin, United States Fagin

Creative Flow: A Novelist’s Elegant Pied-a-Terre by Colombe Studio

When we stumbled upon Colombe Studio’s Instagram account, we discovered image after image that activated our endorphins. It was clear that we had to share founder Marta Chrapka’s sophisticated projects on our site. A couple months ago, we did just that—see A Glamorous Pre-War Flat in Poland, Courtesy of Colombe Design (and eBay)—and today, not content with just a one-off, we’re spotlighting another refreshingly grown-up home by the Warsaw-based designer. This one belongs to a couple (a writer of...
Tags: Books, London, Ebay, Berlin, Paris, Apartments, Poland, Warsaw, House Tour, William Morris, Krakow, Architecture & Interiors, Palette & Paints, Farrow Ball, Gubi, Vistula River

Statue of divisive Polish priest removed from Gdansk square

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Workers in the Polish city of Gdansk have dismantled a statue of late Solidarity-era priest Henryk Jankowski following allegations he sexually abused minors. Gdansk officials voted Thursday to have the statue removed, and to have the name of the square where it stood — named after Jankowski — changed. A crane […]
Tags: News, Nation, Solidarity, Warsaw, Gdansk, Poland AP, Jankowski, Henryk Jankowski

Fast Cars, Explosions, and Tough Guys Dominate New Panasonic Spot Directed by Roar Uthaug

Panasonic unveils a heart-racing trailer-style brand film created by creative agency Brave and produced by to promote the launch of its new TV. Tomb Raider director, Roar Uthaug, shot the high-octane 90-second spot, ‘Hollywood To Your Home’, in the style of an action-packed blockbuster trailer to showcase the capabilities of Panasonic’s new TV model.Diving into a thrilling world of fast cars and tough guys, the spot follows the hero’s mission to retrieve an ‘intelligent processor’, which has b...
Tags: Hollywood, Technology, Advertising, Panasonic, Tomb raider, Warsaw, Ben Davis, Hollywood TV, Stefan Sonnenfeld, Roar Uthaug, Great Guns, Gloria J, Shaun Sipos, Hollywood Uthaug, PanasonicCreative Agency, Colin Jones Liam FentonProduction

Poland considers exhumations at pogrom site and Jews object

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government is reconsidering whether to exhume human remains at a World War II-era site where Jews were burned alive by Polish neighbors, though the country’s chief rabbi says the work would violate Judaism’s prohibition on disinterment under most circumstances. Authorities will weigh “various circumstances” in deciding if exhumations should […]
Tags: News, Nation, Judaism, Poland, Warsaw, Poland AP

Fiction: Han Kang’s Novel Is a Politically Tinged Eulogy for a Dead Sister

In “The White Book,” a Korean novelist wanders the city of Warsaw, haunted by her family’s loss — and by her country’s inability to mourn its own losses.
Tags: News, Warsaw, Han Kang, Books and Literature, Han Kang (1970-, The White Book (Book

7 U.S. troops injured in van crash in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Police in southwestern Poland say that seven U.S. troops were injured with two seriously when their van veered off the road and rolled over. Spokeswoman for police in Zagan, Anna Kublik-Rosciszewska, said the accident took place Sunday afternoon near Trzebien, on the A18 road as the troops were traveling in the […]
Tags: News, World, Nation, Poland, Warsaw, Poland AP, Nation & World, Zagan Anna Kublik Rosciszewska, Trzebien

Man charged for toppling statue of Polish priest over abuse

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish prosecutors say they have charged the first of three men who pulled down the statue of a prominent Solidarity-era priest this week amid allegations the priest sexually abused minors. Gdansk region prosecutors’ spokeswoman Grazyna Wawryniuk said Friday the man was charged with disrespectful treatment of a monument and with damaging […]
Tags: News, Nation, Solidarity, Warsaw, Gdansk, Poland AP, Grazyna Wawryniuk

Israel should apologize to Poland in Holocaust row: U.S. ambassador to Warsaw

The row, initially sparked by media reports suggesting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Poles of complicity in the Holocaust, deepened on Monday after the comment by his minister Israel Katz, who also labeled Poles anti-Semites. Katz's words led Poland to pull out of a planned summit of central European states in Israel. U.S. ambassador Georgette Mosbacher, asked if Katz should apologize, said the comment "warrants an apology".
Tags: News, Israel, Poland, Benjamin Netanyahu, Warsaw, Katz, Israel Katz, Georgette Mosbacher

Poland awaiting Israel's apology for minister's comments

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish government official said Tuesday that Warsaw is still waiting for Israel's government to apologize for comments the acting foreign minister made about Poles and their role in the Holocaust.
Tags: News, Israel, Poland, Warsaw, Poland AP

Poland awaiting Israel’s apology for minister’s comments

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish government official says Warsaw is still waiting for Israel’s government to apologize for comments the acting foreign minister made about Poles and their role in the Holocaust. Deputy Foreign Minister Szymon Szynkowski vel Sek said Tuesday the “shameful, scandalous and slanderous” comments by the Israeli minister, Israel Katz, require […]
Tags: News, Israel, Nation, Poland, Warsaw, Poland AP, Israel Katz, Szymon Szynkowski vel Sek

Poland Demands Israeli Response Over ‘Racist’ Holocaust Comments

Morawiecki canceled sending a delegation to Jerusalem, where he was slated to meet his counterparts from the Visegrad Group of eastern European nations Monday, after Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu was reported as saying last week that the Polish nation cooperated with Nazi occupiers during World War II. While Israel clarified that Netanyahu had been talking about “individuals, and not the whole nation” collaborating with the Nazis, the comments drew swift reaction from the government in War...
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Poland, Nazi, Benjamin Netanyahu, Warsaw, Netanyahu, Visegrad Group, Morawiecki

Israeli leaders' Nazi remarks scuttle summit with Europeans

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's off-hand comment in Warsaw about Poland and the Holocaust set in motion a diplomatic crisis that on Monday scuttled this week's summit of central European leaders in Israel.
Tags: News, Jerusalem, Poland, Benjamin Netanyahu, Warsaw

Polish NGO leaves to deliver sex abuse report to Pope

Representatives of a Polish NGO helping victims of child abuse committed by Catholic priests left Warsaw early on Monday hoping to deliver a report to Pope Francis in the Vatican about Polish bishops neglecting pedophilia cases. The "Have No Fear" organization, led by a former victim Marek Lisinski, hopes that the report, which accuses some bishops in devoutly Catholic Poland of failing to report crimes, will trigger resignations from top positions in the Church.
Tags: News, Pope Francis, Poland, Vatican, Catholic, Pope, NGO, Warsaw, Marek Lisinski

Uproar over Poland comments lingers for Israel’s Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — An off-hand comment by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Warsaw about Poland and the Holocaust looks to overshadow a summit of central European leaders this week in Israel. Poland’s abrupt decision to downgrade its participation in the upcoming Visegrad conference suddenly cast a pall over the gathering, which Netanyahu has touted as […]
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Nation, Poland, Benjamin Netanyahu, Warsaw, Netanyahu, Visegrad, Israel Poland

Polish PM Cancels Israel Visit Amid New Holocaust Tensions

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki canceled his plans to attend a meeting of central European leaders in Israel starting Monday amid new tensions over how Polish behavior during the Holocaust is remembered and characterized. Morawiecki informed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s of his decision by phone Sunday, Michal Dworczyk, who heads the prime minister’s chancellery, said. Poland’s foreign minister, Jacek Czaputowicz, plans to attend instead, he said. ...
Tags: News, Germany, Nazis, Israel, Jerusalem, Czech Republic, United States, Middle East, Poland, Slovakia, Benjamin Netanyahu, Warsaw, Netanyahu, Jerusalem Post, Poland Hungary, Poland AP

Poland shuns Israel summit amid Holocaust row

Poland's prime minister on Monday cancelled Warsaw's participation in a summit in Jerusalem, accusing Israel's foreign minister of "racist" comments about the actions of Poles during the Holocaust, in a row that has stoked outrage and soured relations. Mateusz Morawiecki's decision to scotch Poland's involvement in the summit of central European nations follows days of angry exchanges that were originally sparked by quotes from Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu over the role of Poles during Wor...
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Poland, Slovakia, Benjamin Netanyahu, Warsaw, Andrej Babis, Czech Republic Hungary Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki

Polish PM cancels Israel visit amid new Holocaust tensions

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish government official says Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will not attend a meeting in Israel starting Monday amid new tensions between the two countries over how to remember Polish behavior during the Holocaust. Michal Dworczyk, who heads Morawiecki’s chancellery, announced the change of plans on Sunday. Netanyahu made an off-hand […]
Tags: News, Israel, Nation, Warsaw, Netanyahu, Poland AP, Mateusz Morawiecki, Morawiecki, Michal Dworczyk

Polish PM nixes trip to Israel after Netanyahu Holocaust 'comment': govt

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has cancelled a visit to Israel for a high-level summit, a government spokesperson told AFP on Sunday, after uproar in Poland over reported comments by Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu about the Poles and the Holocaust. Netanyahu -- who was initially quoted in Haaretz newspaper as saying that "The Poles collaborated with the Nazis" -- has been condemned in Poland for appearing to accuse all Polish people of cooperating with Germany during World War II. ...
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