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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!

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Reading
Reading
Reading / society
Flight to Nowhere
Flight to Nowhere
Reading / society

After a year of the pandemic, how might we change our travel and tourism habits going forward? Is this even possible in the face of gentrification?

Mat Schulz

Reading / society
Touching, Seeing, Talking
Touching, Seeing, Talking
Reading / society

The pandemic has taken an especially heavy toll on those with mental health conditions. Is it possible to find a solution to isolation within the online sphere of the internet?

Agata Pyzik

Reading / society
Stay in and Play
Stay in and Play
Reading / society

The pandemic has been difficult for many, especially when marital problems arise. A writer retells the story of one of his friends.

Luka Kurjački

Reading / science
What Ended the Black Death, History's Worst Pandemic
What Ended the Black Death, History's Worst Pandemic
Reading / science

The bubonic plague ravaged the world for centuries, killing up to 200 million people.

Paul Ratner

Reading / society
Tall Dark Stranger
Tall Dark Stranger
Reading / society

As the pandemic continues, one of our contributors imagines a future in which social isolation, lockdown and climate change have all become the new normal.

Jan Pelczar

Reading / society
Feline Self-Care
Feline Self-Care
Reading / society

With the pandemic well underway, one of our readers has found – to her pleasant surprise – that her daily routine has adapted around that of her cat.

Klaudia Strzyżewska

Reading / society
I’d Love to Go Out on the Town
I’d Love to Go Out on the Town
Reading / society

One of the great losses of the pandemic is the social life of the city. Without other people to illuminate our daily existence, everything has ground to a halt.

Maciej Stroiński

Reading / society
Growth in Isolation
Growth in Isolation
Reading / society

In the autumn, Sophie Perry moved to an environmentally-certified orchard in Michigan. There, she grew her own mushrooms, leading to positivity amid the pandemic.

Anna Mitchell

Reading / society
A Mother in Lockdown
A Mother in Lockdown
Reading / society

During the pandemic, the experience of those with small children – especially mothers – has been a distinct and challenging one.

Paulina Małochleb

Reading / society
We’ll Always Have Ourselves
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.

Paulina Wilk

Reading / society
Living Instead of Surviving
Living Instead of Surviving
Reading / society

The pandemic might feel like a time when we must do our best to survive. On the contrary, a focus on living might bring benefits to ourselves – and those around us.

Robert Rient

Magazine / society
Culinary Kindness
Culinary Kindness
Magazine / society

Amid lockdown and social isolation, our writer discovered that the kindness of others is still alive and well – especially in the kitchen.

Monika Kucia

Reading / society
From the Diary of a Misanthrope
From the Diary of a Misanthrope
Reading / society

We are currently living through strange times, to say the least. A misanthrope reflects on these times from behind her apartment window.

Joanna Wróbel

Reading / society
Never Stop Trying
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.

Miha Mazzini

Reading / feuilleton
COVID-19 Has Transposed Us to the Future
Reading / feuilleton

What can the sudden, unexpected emergence of the coronavirus tell us about attitudes towards death and societal inclusion?

Miha Mazzini

Magazine / science
Of Viruses and Men
Of Viruses and Men
Magazine / science

Our fearless biologist-reporter closes his eyes and wakes up to find himself summoned to the Virus Council – chaired by none other than the notorious SARS-CoV-2.

Tomasz Sitarz

Reading / society
People Are to Blame
People Are to Blame
Reading / society

9-year-old child Marianna talks about her two-week quarantine, teaching during the pandemic, and whose fault the virus is.

Berenika Steinberg

Reading / society
You Weren’t Standing Here, Sir!
You Weren’t Standing Here, Sir!
Reading / society

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought various changes to everyday life – for example, in our shopping practices. How do today’s supermarket queues compare to those under communism in Poland?

Natalia Domagała

Reading / society
The Pandemic’s Black Swan Song
The Pandemic’s Black Swan Song
Reading / society

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we keep hearing that we are living in the ‘new normal’. But how exactly have previous pandemics changed world history?

Adam Węgłowski

Reading / society
Five Ways to Deal With Self-Isolation
Five Ways to Deal With Self-Isolation
Reading / society

Some practical advice on handling the pressures of self-isolation, social distancing and lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Robert Rient

Reading / society
The Anxiety Virus
The Anxiety Virus
Reading / society

Psychological coach and therapist Martyna Goryniak talks about what exactly anxiety is, why it can be harmful, and how we can try to mitigate it during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Robert Rient

Reading / science
Nature’s Coronation
Nature’s Coronation
Reading / science

As humans disperse from urban areas as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, wildlife is returning to our cities. But to what extent is this true? And for whom is it beneficial?

Mikołaj Golachowski