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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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society
315 results
315 results
Magazine
Magazine
Magazine / society
Not having children is another choice we should be discussing
Not having children is another choice we should be discussing
Magazine / society

In America, one in five women choose not to be mothers. Contrary to appearances, the reason for this decision is rarely egoism.

Derek Beres

Magazine / society
Black Cattle
Black Cattle
Magazine / society

For ages, the Galloway livestock were part of the landscape of South West Scotland. But there are fewer and fewer old herds. A text about love for cows, beef and nature.

Patrick Laurie

Reading / society
Pessimism Is Irresponsible
Pessimism Is Irresponsible
Reading / society

Anne Applebaum talks with Aleksandra Lipczak about being a ‘Polish mother’, and her fascination with Poland, politics and history.

Aleksandra Lipczak

Reading / society
Fragile Women
Fragile Women
Reading / society

Mathilda Gustavsson, author of “The Club”, talks about her journalistic work uncovering the Jean-Claude Arnault rape scandal at the heart of the Swedish Academy.

Paulina Małochleb

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 / 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
I Don’t Believe in Blind Idealism
I Don’t Believe in Blind Idealism
Reading / society

Katarzyna Boni, author of the reportage “Auroville: The City Made of Dreams”, talks about the difficulties of establishing (and writing about) utopian societies.

Stasia Budzisz

Reading / society
News Is a Social Enterprise
News Is a Social Enterprise
Reading / society

Alan Rusbridger talks about the how “The Guardian” was founded, the issues with media monopolies, and why news should be a public service.

Urszula Kaczorowska

Reading / culture
Kind by Nature
Kind by Nature
Reading / culture

In his latest book “Humankind: A Hopeful History”, Dutch historian Rutger Bregman deconstructs the idea of humanity as inherently evil to paint a much more optimistic portrait of human nature.

Paulina Wilk

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