Author: Zuzanna Zajac

Zuzanna Zajac is a Polish artist and researcher based in Vienna, where she investigates the topics of the urban realm including the social capital, knowledge production and exchange, infrastructural developments as well as political systems. She holds an MA in Social Design, Arts as Urban Innovation from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and a BA in Interior Design from Kingston University in London.

Articles written by Zuzanna Zajac

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Jarosław Kaczyński
On Saturday, October 9, the right-wing ruling party PiS has organised a convention on the future of Polish agriculture and the development of rural areas, specifically directed towards farmers. Although this meeting resembled any other propaganda technique used by the PiS party to polarise the society, it was the first to follow very strong anti-EU and anti-citizens decisions made by the Polish government. It thus can be used as a representation of the complete political and economic chaos, which is currently taking place in Germany’s first Eastern neighbor.
Poland Coal Industry, Gdynia Habour
According to Daniela Szymanska, professor Nicolaus Copernicus University, development happens on two scales: the horizontal and the vertical. The former is bounded by certain limits and includes factors such as the population's rise of a certain city. The latter is unbounded, infinitely complex and includes factors such as diversification of human activity. Based on recent developments in Poland’s coal crisis, it is clear that the vertical development in Poland is kept in the hands of a few mainly politically affiliated players - which becomes increasingly problematic and ineffective.
Mateusz Morawiecki
The world of politics is a difficult environment to understand. It is the responsibility of politicians is to handle this compound world in the most honest and constructive way to ensure the well-being of the state. In Poland, however, this obligation is far from being met. What ensues is an extensive amount of useless, chaotic information, which makes the world of politics seem more complex and the average citizens feel even more overwhelmed who thus become passive and submissive, with great consequences for the future of the Polish democracy.
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