History & Politics – The Krakow Post http://www.krakowpost.com Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:31:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 What are North Koreans doing in Małopolska? http://www.krakowpost.com/18504/2018/01/north-korean-workers-malopolska-poland http://www.krakowpost.com/18504/2018/01/north-korean-workers-malopolska-poland#respond Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:33:11 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18504 Hundreds of North Korean laborers are legally employed in Poland, many locally – but critics fear they are being exploited to fund Kim Jong-un's repressive dictatorship.

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The Polish Way to Uber: Conflict and Opportunity in the Sharing Economy http://www.krakowpost.com/14742/2017/07/poland-uber http://www.krakowpost.com/14742/2017/07/poland-uber#respond Sun, 30 Jul 2017 15:52:45 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=14742 Despite the hype over its popular transport app, "sharing economy" giant Uber has been plagued by controversy – and Poland is no exception

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International Women’s Day 2017: “Girls just wanna have fun(damental human rights)” http://www.krakowpost.com/14288/2017/03/international-womens-day-2017-strike http://www.krakowpost.com/14288/2017/03/international-womens-day-2017-strike#comments Wed, 08 Mar 2017 09:01:30 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=14288 International Women's Day is more than a one-way Valentine's Day. It was founded in the spirit of political activism, a tradition that continues to today.

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Smog, logging make Cracovian protesters 😠 [Photos] http://www.krakowpost.com/14246/2017/03/smog-logging-czysty-protest-krakow http://www.krakowpost.com/14246/2017/03/smog-logging-czysty-protest-krakow#comments Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:55:11 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=14246 About 300 people gathered on Krakow's main square last weekend for the "Czysty [Clean] Protest" against the city's severely unhealthy levels of smog.

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Poland’s true story: Coming to terms with a complex past http://www.krakowpost.com/14086/2016/12/polands-true-story http://www.krakowpost.com/14086/2016/12/polands-true-story#comments Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:56:57 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=14086 Criminalizing Holocaust-related speech presents an offensive, distorted narrative about Poland's wartime history

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Bull on the Page: To Brexit or not to Brexit? http://www.krakowpost.com/12769/2016/06/bull-on-the-page-brexit http://www.krakowpost.com/12769/2016/06/bull-on-the-page-brexit#comments Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:06:52 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=12769 Bull on the Page weighs the pros and cons of the UK leaving the EU ahead of its June 23 referendum – and why it leaves immigrants here and there in the dark

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Cracovians to protest proposed abortion law with clothes hangers http://www.krakowpost.com/12032/2016/04/cracovians-protest-proposed-abortion-law http://www.krakowpost.com/12032/2016/04/cracovians-protest-proposed-abortion-law#comments Sat, 02 Apr 2016 19:37:33 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=12032 A proposed total abortion ban has drawn ire from Polish women's groups and others, who plan to protest it on Sunday at 14:00 on Krakow's Main Square.

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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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PHOTOS: Cracovians protest against internet surveillance http://www.krakowpost.com/11120/2016/01/photos-kod-protest-against-internet-surveillance http://www.krakowpost.com/11120/2016/01/photos-kod-protest-against-internet-surveillance#comments Sun, 24 Jan 2016 08:48:33 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=11120 "Jarek, log out!" See thousands of Cracovians gathered on Krakow's Main Square against Poland's internet surveillance laws, some of Europe's most invasive.

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“Wolne media!”: Cracovians protest new government press controls http://www.krakowpost.com/11024/2016/01/wolne-media-krakow-protest-for-free-press http://www.krakowpost.com/11024/2016/01/wolne-media-krakow-protest-for-free-press#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:28:28 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=11024 As many as 2,000 gathered around the Radio Krakow building to protest recent moves by the PiS-led government to place the media under greater state control.

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