Gazeta Wyborcza ("Election Gazette") is a leading daily newspaper in Poland, and the country's most popular news portal. Founded in 1989 by Adam Michnik and based in Warsaw, the paper is now owned by Agora SA, and is described as center-left.


Choking In Pollution, Poland Says Coal Is Not A Problem

-Analysis- WARSAW — For the Polish government, coal is nothing to worry about. Sixteen Polish cities exceeded the annual limit of days with smog in the first two months of this year ...


Poland To Portugal, Homophobia Wave Helps Gay Couple To Wed

WARSAW — Jakub Kwiecins and Dawid had been together for nearly seven years, living rather anonymous lives as a couple in Warsaw until their 15 minutes of Internet fame arrived last July after ...


Kebab Violence And Blatant Racism In Poland

-Analysis- WARSAW — In Poland, hatred is clearly fueling violence. But after six racist attacks were registered in a four-day period, this was the reaction from the country's Interior ...


Bialystok Story, If Swastikas Can Silence Esperanto

BIALYSTOK — There are plenty of cities in Poland that have something to hide. Bialystok is one of them. That's where 80,000 Jews disappeared. Twice. The first time was during World War II; the ...


Polish Schools Celebrate LGBT Students Despite Backlash

WARSAW — Schools in Poland celebrated "Rainbow Friday" for the first time so that students, regardless of ...


Poland's Abortion Battle, Why Free Women Are Done With Weak Men

Only when an abortion is legal, can we begin to speak of moral decisions and love. But men, we ar...


The Day That Changed Polish Women Forever

The massive march in Warsaw and other protests against Poland's proposed strict new anti-...


Attacks In Poland For Speaking Foreign Languages

New signs from Poland that racism and xenophobia are on the rise. A Polish lecturer at the University of Warsaw, Jerzy Kochanowski, ...