Articles by Paulina Maziarska

Mind the Gap: the Debate on Reopening Schools

As the proposed June 1 date for reopening of schools for Reception, Year 1, and Year 6 children looms over us, the tension between the government and teachers’ unions grows. The plan has been criticised…

The forgotten lives of refugees

Every one of us is concerned with how to best shield those most vulnerable in our society from the looming shadow of the coronavirus; whether that be the elderly, the immunocompromised, rough sleepers, or our essential workers who put themselves in the line of fire every day. But what about those most vulnerable in the world?

Better Together

The sea of daily death tolls and avalanches of new case statistics seems almost impossible to avoid at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic. As our hope of returning to normality in the next few months shrinks along with our motivation for the upcoming Trinity term, it is becoming increasingly important to recognise the glimmers of positivity where we can find it.

The Polish elections and why they matter

What you need to know The parties: Law and Justice (PiS) – a right-wing populist (although economically left), national conservative partyCivic Platform (PO) – a centrist, liberal-conservative, and socially liberal partyPolish People’s Party (PSL) –…