International Women’s Day 8 March

Wordlist Introduction International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. International Women’s Day first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the twentieth century in[…]

Lech Walesa Faces New Accusations of Communist Collaboration

Wordlist WARSAW — Lech Walesa, the former shipyard worker who helped bring about the collapse of Communism in Poland and then served as the country’s president, faces new accusations that he was an informant for the secret police during the Communist era. For many years, accusations of collaboration have dogged Mr. Walesa, the leader of[…]

„Moms Like Me” New NRA ad featuring Dana Loesch – moms who demand protection and their right to bear arms (video)

Wordlist In this new commercial from NRA, our own Dana Loesch lays out the position of moms who demand protection and their right to bear arms. Now, read the comments given by YouTube users under this LINK and then make some discussion – do you agree with NRA statement or not? The heart of The[…]

Poland lurches to right with election of Law and Justice party

Wordlist Jarosław Kaczyński (front left), leader of Poland’s winning party, Law and Justice (PiS), and its candidate for prime minister, Beata Szydło (front right), celebrate after the exit poll results are announced in Warsaw. Poland has consolidated its rightwing shift after exit polls showed voters had handed an absolute majority in its parliamentary election to[…]

An odd way to make friends – Russia’s Syrian War (gaptext)

Wordlist Intervention in Syria was supposed to rebuild relations with the West. Unsurprisingly, it [1]…………… not working.   RUSSIA’S behaviour in Syria resembles the fable of the scorpion [2]…………… promises not to sting the frog that carries him across the river, but does so anyway—because it is his nature. The list of foreign powers stung[…]

Russian ambassador says Poland was partly to blame for World War II

Wordlist WARSAW — The Russian ambassador to Poland has prompted outrage here for putting some of the blame for World War II on Poland, creating a new spat amid deepening tensions between the nations. Ambassador Sergey Andreev of Russia on Friday described the Soviet Union’s 1939 invasion of Poland as an act of self-defense, not[…]