Logging has always been a part of life in Bialowieza, but the increased quotas proposed last year by Poland’s new government, were too much for many to bear. The unique forest has become one of the battlegrounds for the defense of democracy.
It was only to be expected that those in Europe, such as Orban or Zeman, who were campaigning on anti-refugee (and anti-Muslim) tickets would feel encouraged by Trump’s ascent to the presidency.
Charter 77 just celebrated its 40th anniversary, and today there is much to be learned from this community, whose members were committed to becoming better, more reasonable and courageous people than they would have been under normal circumstances.
The gendered discrepancies in earnings is significant in the V4. The causes of the pay gap are complex, reflecting a variety of problems both in national economies and societies.READ THE STORY