Harassment and stalking wikipedialised

Comment on the article You think the BBC is biased? Check out Wokepedia by Andrew Orlowski in The Telegraph, 27 May 2021. 28 May 2021 1:29AM On January 10 2021, The Telegraph published an enthusiastic review of a book about Wikipedia https://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/what-to-read/wikipedia-has-transformed-knowledge-still-looked/ I wrote a critical comment under that article. The text was removed. I … Read more

On mechanics and engineering of Communist academic management

Polish version of the text: O mechanice i inżynierii komunistycznego zarządzania uczelnią. On 25 September 1963, the Polish Communist daily Trybuna Ludu printed the list of about fifty newly nominated university professors. The decision was signed by members of the State Council, with this collective body playing the role similar to that of the president … Read more

The real vs the virtual story from Poland

My comment on the article Duda vs Trzaskowski: Poland heads to polls in close-run presidential election by Maria Wilczek in The Sunday Times, July 12 2020. Typical false story. Both candidates come from the same background, the same group. The readers are fed fake stories about Poland. There is no real difference between the candidates. … Read more

Polish-Soviet friendship 2.0

My comment on the article Polish president looks for US troops to give him edge in election by Oliver Moody in The Times, 25 June 2020. There is a misunderstanding about the changes of 1989-90. It was not, as it is usually presented, a ‘transition to democracy’. The ruling Communists maintained the same firm grip … Read more

Sergei Khrushchev’s obituary in The Telegraph

My comment on Sergei Khrushchev, son of Soviet leader Nikita who ended up swearing allegiance to America – obituary in The Telegraph, 22 June 2020. Both Sergei Khrushchev and his father Nikita Khrushchev lived at the center of the Soviet dictatorship, built it and served it to the best of their ability. Millions of people … Read more

The Clueless and the Mythmakers

Book review. Comments on The Human Factor: Gorbachev, Reagan and Thatcher and the End of the Cold War by Archie Brown review by Dominic Sandbrook, March 22 2020. Ah, the Clueless and the Mythmakers, in other words Russian and East European Centre, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. John Paul II was Communist collaborator. John … Read more

Organised crime at university in Poland

Hugh Tomlinson writes in The Times, February 21 2020, about cheating in Indian schools in the article Testing times for India’s school exam cheats. My comment is about falsifications at a university in Poland. In Poland, where I was employed at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, everything, not just exam results is subject to … Read more

Dark profile

The Times published the article Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook users to make ‘dark profiles’ on others by Jacqui Goddard, February 15, 2020. Around 2006 the Facebook’s owner mulled the idea of letting third persons create profiles of those who have not opened a Facebook account yet. Here are my comments. Creating ‘dark profiles’ on others? … Read more

Wikipedia, perfect tool for evolved Communist dictatorship

Wikipedia operates differently in different languages. There is a cultural, political, and historical context involved. Poland is a country of an evolved Communist dictatorship. Wikipedia’s Polish content is a reflection of that. Wikipedia article about me was created not because I am a public and notable figure. It was created because I was being fired … Read more

Concentration camp Poland

My third comment following the article Benefits boom pushes Polish populists to victory by Oliver Moody in The Times, 14 October 2019. This is a response to those uncritically accepting the well-known widely publicized narrative. To present a narrative, especially one contrary to the widely publicized one, it does take a little longer to experience, analyze … Read more

Social terror in Poland

Another comment I wrote under the same article in the Telegraph as mentioned in my previous blog post. “Lech Borkowski 20 Aug 2019 1:21PM After many years of bullying and all kinds of harassment of our family, my wife and I were expelled from our state jobs for political reasons in 2015. I worked as … Read more

Comment to an article on bullying

The Sunday Times (London), 25 August 2019, published an article about bullying: Fresh complaints over ‘toxic’ workplace culture at Edinburgh University vet school This is a follow-up on an article published earlier this month Edinburgh University vet school ‘run like the Stasi’, in which Andrew Brown, a senior lecturer, was quoted to have written in … Read more