Columns – 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 Fighting the phrase “Polish death camps” with education, not censorship http://www.krakowpost.com/11648/2016/02/fighting-phrase-polish-death-camps-with-education-not-censorship http://www.krakowpost.com/11648/2016/02/fighting-phrase-polish-death-camps-with-education-not-censorship#comments Sun, 28 Feb 2016 17:44:24 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=11648 Poland wants to stamp out the misleading and offensive phrase ‘Polish death camps’ – but the proposal to outlaw it threatens academic freedom.

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Bull on the Page: Keep Calm. And Don’t Take the PiS. http://www.krakowpost.com/10742/2015/11/bull-on-the-page-pis-2015 http://www.krakowpost.com/10742/2015/11/bull-on-the-page-pis-2015#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:26:02 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=10742 Today will see the newly victorious conservative PiS government take office. Now what? Our correspondent surveys the political landscape.

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All Brutal on the Eastern Front: A belated view of ‘Generation War’ http://www.krakowpost.com/9484/2015/05/all-brutal-on-the-eastern-front-a-belated-view-of-generation-war http://www.krakowpost.com/9484/2015/05/all-brutal-on-the-eastern-front-a-belated-view-of-generation-war#comments Fri, 29 May 2015 13:48:34 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=9484 'Generation War' is a seriously flawed work, albeit an attempt, of sorts, to get to grips with the experience of so-called “ordinary” Germans.

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Dear Luiza: Jekyll and Hyde http://www.krakowpost.com/9168/2015/04/dear-luiza-jekyll-and-hyde http://www.krakowpost.com/9168/2015/04/dear-luiza-jekyll-and-hyde#respond Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:47:30 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=9168 I’m from Spain and really love living as an exchange student in Krakow. I've met some really cute guys too, but often they confuse me.

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Ali’s Angle: Poland’s sex education is failing its children http://www.krakowpost.com/9041/2015/03/alis-angle-polands-sex-education-is-failing-its-children http://www.krakowpost.com/9041/2015/03/alis-angle-polands-sex-education-is-failing-its-children#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:07:09 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=9041 Half of all rape cases tried in Poland in 2014 were committed by minors, some as young as 13 years old.

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Postcard from Nowa Huta http://www.krakowpost.com/8762/2015/02/postcard-from-nowa-huta http://www.krakowpost.com/8762/2015/02/postcard-from-nowa-huta#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:06:33 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=8762 You can find a lot of architectural pearls here. Nowa Huta is one of them.

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Real Lives: A Nun’s Story http://www.krakowpost.com/8729/2015/02/real-lives-a-nuns-story http://www.krakowpost.com/8729/2015/02/real-lives-a-nuns-story#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 22:07:05 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=8729 But what do nuns actually do all day? I confess, before this interview I was woefully ignorant.

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Furious Fred: Civic Awareness http://www.krakowpost.com/8407/2014/09/furious-fred-civic-awareness http://www.krakowpost.com/8407/2014/09/furious-fred-civic-awareness#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:00:03 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=8407 You’re probably used to seeing brown water around Krakow’s tram tracks when it rains. Maybe you’ve asked yourself why that

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Tales From The Chalkface: Gifted – That’s Me! http://www.krakowpost.com/8473/2014/09/tales-from-the-chalkface-gifted-thats-me http://www.krakowpost.com/8473/2014/09/tales-from-the-chalkface-gifted-thats-me#respond Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:33:50 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=8473 A big sigh of relief – the holidays are here. I’m doing a jolly dance around a pile of presents

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Kino Mania: Vabank 1981 http://www.krakowpost.com/8370/2014/09/kino-mania-vabank-1981 http://www.krakowpost.com/8370/2014/09/kino-mania-vabank-1981#respond Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:00:24 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=8370 Polish cinema doesn’t have many family dynasties like the Sheens or the Douglases, but it does have father-and-son duo Jan

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