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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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opinion
20 results
20 results
Reading
Reading
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 / Review
The Republic of Friendship
The Republic of Friendship
Magazine / Review

In her latest book “10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World”, Turkish novelist Elif Shafak tells the story of Tequila Leila – seemingly a nobody, but with a group of five misfit friends who seem to transcend life itself.

Paulina Wilk

Reading / feuilleton
Lessons in Coexistence
Reading / feuilleton

We are panicking a bit. But we are also genuinely concerned about a situation where a huge amount will depend upon whether we want to work together.

Julia Fiedorczuk

Reading / feuilleton
In Search of Silence (Part II)
Reading / feuilleton

Silence is so difficult to find; even when we think we’ve found it, we still have to deal with our own internal psychological noise.

Julia Fiedorczuk

Reading / feuilleton
The World Can Be Changed
Reading / feuilleton

True, it wasn’t us, but corporations that destroyed the Earth’s climate. Having said that, let’s start acting now, because there is no time to waste and no-one else will do it for us.

Julia Fiedorczuk

Reading / feuilleton
On Walruses
Reading / feuilleton

The nature documentary “Our Planet” portrays in shocking scenes how we, humans, are directly contributing to the suffering of animals that rely on sea ice. It is imperative that we do not become complacent about such distress.

Julia Fiedorczuk

Magazine / feuilleton
Towards a Circular Economy
Magazine / feuilleton

In the face of climate catastrophe, we should focus on solutions that allow us to utilize pollution and transform waste into ecological products.

Paulina Grabowska

Reading / feuilleton
In Search of Silence (Part I)
Reading / feuilleton

To our detriment, silence is in short supply. In fact, noise can be harmful to both us humans and the environment we live in.

Julia Fiedorczuk

Reading / feuilleton
Without End
Reading / feuilleton

Death is, of course, an intangible concept while we are living, yet we seem to distance ourselves from even talking about it.

Zbigniew Libera

Reading / feuilleton
Meditations of a Lazybones
Reading / feuilleton

A lazybones presents his political manifesto for... laziness.

Wojciech Mann

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