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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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50 results
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Reading
Reading / society
A Female Revolution
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.

Jakub Biernat

Reading / society
Why Toppling Statues Is A Good Thing
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.

Stach Szabłowski

Reading / society
Raise Your Own Robot!
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.

Miha Mazzini

Reading / literature
An Introduction to Cynthia Hogue’s “The Simple”
An Introduction to Cynthia Hogue’s “The Simple”
Reading / literature

Cynthia Hogue’s poem “The Simple” is a rejection of the temptation of absolutes.

Julia Fiedorczuk

Reading / society
A Tuscan Landscape
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.

Reading / society
We’re No Longer There
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?

Paulina Wilk

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

Reading / society
A Secret Offer
A Secret Offer
Reading / society

Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on how to succeed in the supermarket queue.

Matthew Coachinger

Magazine / society
The Youth of the 40-Year-Old
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?

Mikołaj Łoziński

Reading / society
We asked teenagers what adults are missing about technology. This was the best response.
We asked teenagers what adults are missing about technology. This was the best response.
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?”

Taylor Fang

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