Poland is the sixth largest economy in Europe and has enjoyed an average growth in their annual gross domestic product of 4.3% over the past decade. With a strong domestic market, low private debt and a flexible currency, Poland is the only European country to have avoided the financial recession in 2008.
Must go visit the Białowieża National Park (Białowieski Park Narodowy), 245 km east of Warsaw! In Europe's last primeval forest, on Poland's border with Belarus, experts are fighting to protect the zubr, or European bison.
"The Earth isn't dying, it's being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses." Street art in Poland inspired by a quote attributed to singer/activist Utah Phillips. As fossil fuel users, we are all responsible for global warming, but there are some who profit off of intentionally blocking the transition to a low-carbon economy. These parties should be held legally (non-violently) responsible.
How Poland Became Europe's Most Dynamic Economy "Price controls were lifted, government wages were capped, tradewas liberalized, and the Polish currency, the zloty, was made convertible" "a clause in its 1997 constitution limiting government borrowing to 60 percent of GDP" ..."a cultural aversion to borrowing"
Nation Branding, Public Relations and Soft Power :: <P><EM>Nation Branding, Public Relations and Soft Power: Corporatizing Poland</EM> provides an empirically grounded analysis of changes in the way in which various actors seek to manage Poland’s national image in world opinion. It explores how and why changes in political economy have shaped these actors and their use of soft power in a way that is influenced by public relations, corporate communication, and marketing practices. <...