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Welcome to “Przekrój”!

In case you’re wondering where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help—“Przekrój” (pronounced “p-SHEH-crooy”) is the oldest society and culture magazine in Poland, now available in English.

“Przekrój” Magazine brings English-speaking readers some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in the fields of wellbeing, art, literature, science, ecology, philosophy, psychology, and more. Take a break from the speed and intensity of the daily news and join us!

Maciej Wesołowski

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Stop Singing in the Shower

Stop Singing in the Shower
The Global Water Crisis

Magazine / society
Access to clean water is far from a universal right across the globe. We must urgently address this, before it’s too late. Maciej Wesołowski
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On the Holy Lake

On the Holy Lake
Life on Lake Titicaca

Magazine / society
Lake Titicaca sits in the Andes, on the border of Peru and Bolivia. What significance does it hold for the Indigenous people who live on the lake? Maciej Wesołowski
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The Evolution of a Leader

The Evolution of a Leader
The Rise and Fall of Evo Morales

Magazine / society
Evo Morales rode a wave of popular support when he became the first Indigenous president of Bolivia in 2006. A decade later, his popularity is waning. Maciej Wesołowski
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The Māori Awakening

The Māori Awakening
A Cultural Renaissance in New Zealand

Magazine / culture
After years of suppression of Māori cultural identity, New Zealand’s Indigenous people are finally experiencing a renaissance, in defiance of colonialism. Maciej Wesołowski
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The White Lady Comes After Dark

The White Lady Comes After Dark
Death in Latin America

Magazine / society
In Latin America, the unique concept of death is a combination of Indigenous beliefs and those imported by the Spanish colonizers. Maciej Wesołowski
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Weather for Bogotá

Weather for Bogotá
Colombia’s Super Mayors

Magazine / society
The capital of Colombia has seen a revolution across the past few decades, as everyday life has become increasingly better for its inhabitants. This peaceful change has been led by the city’s mayors. Maciej Wesołowski