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The Soviet Milk Supply System

There’s a professor here who is quickly becoming my favourite because of anecdotes like this. He’s Polish and maybe mid-50s, so grew up in Communist Poland. The ‘chicken rodeo’ story is how he explained the vagaries of the economic supply … Continue reading

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The Polish people, ethnically and linguistically, are Slavs. Research indicates that this name comes from a concept of shared understanding of language and culture. ‘Slovo’, meaning ‘word’, is used to describe the peoples who understand each other. Niemec is the … Continue reading

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