Katarzyna was born in Poland and spent her teenage years in Scotland. Her academic background is mainly concerned with public policy, human rights and international relations. Despite her recent completion of a Master of Arts degree at University of Dundee, the study did not fully satisfy her hunger for knowledge as she plans on starting a postgraduate course in 2015.
She is currently interning at the Scottish Parliament and was in Edinburgh during the recent independence referendum. The most extensive writing conducted by Katarzyna has been her dissertation examining the radicalization of British Muslims. Her main interests are British politics and EU affairs, such as integration, enlargement and security.
“The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.” - W. Somerset Maugham
Should we really be Je suis Charlie?
With U.S political and military will fading is Poland prepared to face Russian aggression?
“Treasure your legacy of skills, child of Europe. Inheritor of Gothic cathedrals, of baroque churches. Of synagogues filled with the wailing of a wronged people. Successor of Descartes, Spinoza, inheritor of the word 'honour', Posthumous child of Leonidas Treasure the skills acquired in the hour of terror. You have a clever mind which sees instantly The good and bad of any situation.” (Czeslaw Milosz)
The fall of the Berlin wall symbolized new bridges that could be built between people as means of spreading democracy, peace and prosperity.
This is the time for Europe to stand up to the bully by creating a political foundation which will put an end to Putin’s aggression by depriving Russia of its geopolitical tool once and for all.