Steven Hoffman – The Krakow Post http://www.krakowpost.com Mon, 20 Aug 2018 23:18:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 EU Parliament votes against controversial copyright reform http://www.krakowpost.com/19308/2018/07/eu-copyright-directive http://www.krakowpost.com/19308/2018/07/eu-copyright-directive#respond Thu, 05 Jul 2018 21:15:19 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=19308 The European Parliament voted against copyright reform which critics fear could mean the end of social media and meme culture – but the debate isn't over

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Amnesty International warns of “crackdown on the right to protest in Poland” http://www.krakowpost.com/19289/2018/06/amnesty-international-warns-of-crackdown-on-the-right-to-protest-in-poland http://www.krakowpost.com/19289/2018/06/amnesty-international-warns-of-crackdown-on-the-right-to-protest-in-poland#comments Sat, 30 Jun 2018 15:58:50 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=19289 Human rights NGO Amnesty International has criticized recent developments in Polish law and policy, warning that they hinder the right to peaceful protest

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10 Polish meme pages you should be following http://www.krakowpost.com/19266/2018/06/10-polish-meme-pages-you-should-be-following http://www.krakowpost.com/19266/2018/06/10-polish-meme-pages-you-should-be-following#comments Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:33:52 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=19266 If you want a gateway to understanding Polish humor, look no further than its internet memes. From dogs at the shop to bizarre fashion choices and more, here are 10 pages you should be following...

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Same-sex spouses have equal residency rights across EU, top court rules http://www.krakowpost.com/19181/2018/06/same-sex-marriage-residency-european-court-justice http://www.krakowpost.com/19181/2018/06/same-sex-marriage-residency-european-court-justice#comments Wed, 06 Jun 2018 08:46:37 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=19181 The European Court of Justice has ruled that all member states must grant residency rights to same-sex spouses of EU citizens – including Poland, where gay marriage is illegal

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Jacek Majchrowski to run for fifth term as Krakow president http://www.krakowpost.com/19061/2018/05/majchrowski-campaign-president-krakow-mayor-election-2018 http://www.krakowpost.com/19061/2018/05/majchrowski-campaign-president-krakow-mayor-election-2018#respond Fri, 11 May 2018 18:46:05 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=19061 Jacek Majchrowski has made a last-minute decision to seek a fifth term as president of Krakow in elections to be held this autumn

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Poland’s Complex Relationship with Labor Day http://www.krakowpost.com/19012/2018/05/polands-complex-relationship-with-labor-day http://www.krakowpost.com/19012/2018/05/polands-complex-relationship-with-labor-day#comments Wed, 02 May 2018 12:47:43 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=19012 Labor Day is rooted in the international workers movement, but many Poles now struggle with the legacy the communist regime left it with. Is the holiday still relevant in capitalist Poland?

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Poland ties all-time low ranking in Press Freedom Index http://www.krakowpost.com/18995/2018/04/poland-record-low-press-freedom-index-reporters-without-borders http://www.krakowpost.com/18995/2018/04/poland-record-low-press-freedom-index-reporters-without-borders#comments Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:37:49 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18995 Poland continues its decline in the World Press Freedom Index, coming in at #58 out of 180 countries in the new 2018 listing by Reporters Without Borders.

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“Why did the żabka cross the road?”: Krakow’s frogs dodge cars to mate http://www.krakowpost.com/18965/2018/04/frogs-crossing-roads-poland http://www.krakowpost.com/18965/2018/04/frogs-crossing-roads-poland#respond Sat, 14 Apr 2018 10:58:40 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18965 "Why did the żabka cross the road?" In Krakow, it's no joke: Frogs are crossing busy roads in droves to mate. What can the city and its motorists do to protect them?

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Urgent fixes needed, tram drivers warn, as city planners downplay fears http://www.krakowpost.com/18937/2018/04/urgent-fixes-needed-tram-drivers-warn-city-planners-downplay-fears http://www.krakowpost.com/18937/2018/04/urgent-fixes-needed-tram-drivers-warn-city-planners-downplay-fears#respond Fri, 06 Apr 2018 15:04:24 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18937 Local tram drivers are urging the city to make quick fixes to Krakow's tram tracks and schedules – but city planners insist they have the situation under control.

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How many people live in Krakow? City planners would like to know, too http://www.krakowpost.com/18927/2018/04/krakow-population-number-zameldowanie http://www.krakowpost.com/18927/2018/04/krakow-population-number-zameldowanie#respond Tue, 03 Apr 2018 17:14:39 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18927 Officially there are 761,000 registered inhabitants of Krakow. But the true number is much higher – which is creating a headache for city officials and residents alike

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