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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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237 results
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You Weren’t Standing Here, Sir!
You Weren’t Standing Here, Sir!
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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

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Frustrating and Fascinating Questions
Frustrating and Fascinating Questions
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Jonathan Safran Foer, author of We Are the Weather, talks about pursuing an environmental way of life, the power of poetry, and how he engages in constructive conversation about climate.

Julia Fiedorczuk

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There Were no Witches, Only Women
There Were no Witches, Only Women
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What does it mean to be a witch in 21st-century Europe? Our new cross-border reportage tries to answer this question by looking for the granddaughters of the witches that Europe was never able to burn. The heroes of the second part include the descendants of those persecuted during the Basque trials.

Ana Maria Luca

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A Splash of Pepper Vodka
A Splash of Pepper Vodka
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In Poland, a number of folk remedies exist for treating common health ailments. Far from being useless, these remedies do have health properties and help people deal with the drag of being unwell.

Paulina Olszanka

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Minsk’s Dirty Secret
Minsk’s Dirty Secret
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Minsk, the capital of Belarus, is ranked among the top three cleanest cities worldwide. On the surface, this is certainly true. But is this a good thing? And what happens when we peek underneath its shiny veneer?

Hanna Liubakova

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The Pandemic’s Black Swan Song
The Pandemic’s Black Swan Song
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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

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Rozmowa z Alberto Arce
Rozmowa z Alberto Arce
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Aleksandra Lipczak

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The Ghosts of Warmia-Masuria
The Ghosts of Warmia-Masuria
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Warmia-Masuria is the home of the Polish lake district and a popular holiday destination. Yet among its rivers and swamps – even in the houses of its locals – live all sorts of menacing creatures...

Marcel Kruger

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I Just Pray
I Just Pray
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What does it mean to be a witch in 21st-century Europe? Our new cross-border reportage tries to answer this question by looking for the granddaughters of the witches that Europe was never able to burn. The heroes of the first part include village healers from North-Eastern Poland.

Ada Petriczko

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Five Ways to Deal With Self-Isolation
Five Ways to Deal With Self-Isolation
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Some practical advice on handling the pressures of self-isolation, social distancing and lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Robert Rient

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