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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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Magazine
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Magazine / society
Grab a Spade and Get Digging!
Grab a Spade and Get Digging!
Magazine / society

Witold Szwedkowski, poet and Urban Guerrilla Gardening activist, talks about backyard policy, the spade as a tool of rebellion, and the subversive potential of the pumpkin.

Marta Anna Zabłocka

Magazine / society
The Wisdom of Flowers
The Wisdom of Flowers
Magazine / society

Spring is the perfect time to be inspired by nature – flowers can be a great source of knowledge for us humans.

Maria Górz

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

Magazine / science
It’s Barberry Time!
It’s Barberry Time!
Magazine / science

The barberry shrub – most noticeable from its striking red berries – consists of the fruit, bark, root and leaf. Luckily, we can benefit from all of it.

Dominika Bok

Magazine / society
Jungle, Our Healer
Jungle, Our Healer
Magazine / society

In the Indigenous communities of Panama and Suriname, botanical decoctions are effective in treating a number of health ailments.

Maria Hawranek

Magazine / culture
An Archivist of Nature
An Archivist of Nature
Magazine / culture

Anna Atkins was the author of the first photographic album in history, yet her achievement was largely unknown until the 1970s.

Maciej Świetlik

Magazine / society
Work With Your Green Fingers
Work With Your Green Fingers
Magazine / society

Our writer is back at Aleksandra and Mieczysław Babalski’s organic farm in the north of Poland, where Farmer Mietek explains to her the best work ethic.

Berenika Steinberg

Magazine / society
Eat Daisies!
Eat Daisies!
Magazine / society

Flowers don’t only belong as crystallized cake decorations – there’s a whole host of wild plants whose flowers you can use for all sorts of jams, sugars and syrups.

Monika Kucia

Magazine / society
Under the Cover of the Moon
Under the Cover of the Moon
Magazine / society

Our writer breathes in the fresh spring air at Aleksandra and Mieczysław Babalski’s organic farm in the north of Poland, as she discovers what happens when new life begins to blossom in the soil.

Berenika Steinberg

Magazine / science
Following the Example of Nature
Following the Example of Nature
Magazine / science

Sometimes, nature is simply ahead of us humans. We present six scientific developments that take their cue from plants and animals.

prof. Paweł Kafarski

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