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In Poland, the Handmaid’s Tale is now a reality

Imagine a world in which women cannot decide about their bodies, health, and future. Welcome to 21st century Poland. On the 22nd of October 2020 Poland’s government-controlled constitutional court has officially removed severe or fatal fetus impairment from the list of permitted grounds for abortion. From now on, abortion is only legal if the pregnancy […]

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Summer Festival Flashback: OFF Festival, Katowice, Poland

A piece in Seattle’s The Stranger weekly was published about four years ago that initially tipped us off to OFF Festival in Katowice, Poland. There were so many features then that made this obscure festival really stick out as something that had to be seen in person, from traditional bison grass vodka to onsite tattooing […]