The rise and fall of Women’s Strike movement in Poland

Last year – in October – I took to the streets every day to protest against the barbaric ban on abortion. I remember the protests as being very numerous but, despite the large number of people, peaceful. What were my reasons for protesting? As a liberal, living in the capital and with a very supportive […]

The end of freedom of speech in Poland? The Lex TVN case

In August 2021, the party currently governing Poland, the Law and Justice Party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS), introduced an amendment to the Polish Broadcasting Act. The amendment keeps companies outside the European Economic Area (EEA) from owning more than 49% of the stakes in Polish radio and television stations. The law, now informally called ‘Lex TVN,’ is believed to be […]

Saving our beaches: a day cleaning in Neoi Epivates

World Environment Day, celebrated on the 5th of June, is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is Ecosystem Restoration. Litter, plastics, and other pollutants cover our beaches. They affect the environment, destroy marine life, and even make people sick. It is important […]