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Welcome to "Przekrój"!

In case you wonder where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help. “Przekrój” (pron. ‘p-SHEH-crooy’) is the oldest magazine about society and culture in Poland. Now it’s also available in English!

“Przekrój” Magazine brings to the English reader some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in such fields as culture, society, ecology and literature. Stand aside from the haste and fierceness of everyday news and join us now!

Society

Czytaj
Mikołaj
Łoziński
Mikołaj Łoziński

Learning to Swim

Reading / society
What can you learn, while learning to swim, that doesn’t have a whole lot to do with swimming?
Czytaj
Matthew
Coachinger
Matthew Coachinger

The Toolbox

Reading / society
Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on selecting a perfect toolbox.
Czytaj
Aldona
Kopkiewicz

Why the New Year Starts in Mid-Winter

Reading / society
The Julian New Year starts right in the middle of winter. How can the sparrows from Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Story of the Year” help us understand this?
Czytaj
Mikołaj
Łoziński
Mikołaj Łoziński

No Cards for Father’s Day

Reading / society
Talking to ourselves about death is difficult enough, let alone raising the topic with our children or parents.
Czytaj
Matthew
Coachinger
Matthew Coachinger

Personal Identification Number

Reading / society
Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on appreciating what we already have.
Czytaj
Grzegorz
Uzdański
Grzegorz Uzdański

The Sadness of the Galaxies

Reading / society
When we look up into the sky, towards the stars and beyond – to the entire universe itself – it is sometimes hard not to be overcome with a sense existential loneliness.
Czytaj
Paulina
Wilk
Paulina Wilk

We’ll Always Have Ourselves

Reading / society
Given the year we’ve had, it’s easy to feel hopeless. Our writer – recovering from a certain illness – offers some positive reflections.
Czytaj
Miha
Mazzini

Never Stop Trying

Reading / society
Post-break-up and amid a global pandemic, our writer decided to follow each and every piece of advice thrown at him to help him through uncertain times.
Czytaj
Mikołaj
Łoziński
Mikołaj Łoziński

Next Stop: Maturity

Reading / society
Maturity is a strange concept. When we are mature, we don’t feel it within ourselves – yet those younger than us most certainly do.
Czytaj
Jakub
Biernat
Jakub Biernat

A Female Revolution

Reading / society
The recent protests in Belarus have been driven by women, throwing Alexander Lukashenko’s disdain for them into sharp contrast.
Czytaj
Mikołaj
Łoziński
Mikołaj Łoziński

The Youth of the 40-Year-Old

Magazine / society
Reaching the age of 40 is a milestone for many, but what sort of milestone? Is it a step into carefree maturity? Or the last throes of youth?
Czytaj
Stach
Szabłowski
Stach Szabłowski

Why Toppling Statues Is A Good Thing

Reading / society
In recent months, Black Lives Matter protests against racism have seen the toppling of various statues in the UK and US. In Poland, our statues are being ‘protected’ – from the LGBT rainbow flag.
Czytaj
Miha
Mazzini

Raise Your Own Robot!

Reading / society
A chance observation of a mother and child in a park leads our writer to reflect on the intersection of technology and emotions.
Czytaj

A Tuscan Landscape

Reading / society
Looking out from the shore of Italy, across the Mediterranean Sea, a writer reflects on how in a short space of time, so much has changed.
Czytaj
Paulina
Wilk
Paulina Wilk

We’re No Longer There

Reading / society
As travel has become more accessible, it has also become more trivialized; an act of event tourism. Will the pandemic change this?
Czytaj
Matthew
Coachinger
Matthew Coachinger

A Secret Offer

Reading / society
Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on how to succeed in the supermarket queue.
Czytaj
Matthew
Coachinger
Matthew Coachinger

My Visor

Reading / society
Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on the joyous benefits of wearing a visor during the pandemic.
Czytaj
Taylor
Fang
Taylor Fang

We Asked Teenagers What Adults Are Missing About Technology

Reading / society
Social media allows young people to explore how they express themselves, says the winner of a youth essay contest organized by “MIT Technology Review”, in response to the question: “What do adults not know about my generation and technology?”
Czytaj
Matthew
Coachinger
Matthew Coachinger

The Most Beautiful Day of My Life

Reading / society
Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on the art of delivering a joke.
Czytaj
Matthew
Coachinger
Matthew Coachinger

How to Talk to People

Reading / society
Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on how to (not) talk to people.