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Totalitarian temptations in Europe

I believe we can somehow change the system, we can somehow reform it if we diagnose the problems and influences. Certainly, the system that we live in has become very constraining. There are fewer and fewer things you can do, there are fewer and fewer things that you can say, or that you can publish - says prof. Ryszard Legutko

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Solidarity

Also, no one planned that the "Solidarity" revolution would last nine long years, from the signing of the Gdańsk Accords on August 31, 1980, to the agreement reached on June 4, 1989, at the Roundtable. As it turns out the Poles outright rejection...- writes Czesław Bielecki

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Poland isn't responsible for the Holocaust

Assigning moral collective responsibility to the entire nation for the crimes committed by individuals without any top-down legitimacy serves only those who want to erase the difference between the perpetrator and the innocent, and thus... - write Dr. E. Podoksik (Hebrew University) and Prof. M.Kochin (Tel Aviv University)

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Bieganski: The Brute Polak Stereotype

This work addresses Bieganski, one stereotype of Poles. Other Eastern European, Christian, peasant-based populations are conflated under this stereotype, while Poles, given the size of their population and the location of Nazi death camps in Poland, remain the primary target - writes prof. Danusha V. Goska

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Colonel Arnaud Beltrame - RIP

Praise the Lord for the strength He has put in this heart of man and officer. The Catholic faith he has rediscovered, the Christian wonders of French history that fascinated him, are the best shield against the madness of murderous convictions that kill and want to kill again - Father Jean-Baptiste

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Poles in Europe’s doorway?

The EU’s founding fathers were not only Konrad Adenauer, Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and Alcide de Gaspari. There were also perhaps lesser known Poles who had given serious thought to the concept of European integration even before the 1951 Paris Treaty created the European Community of Coal and Steel - writes Filip Memches

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H. Arendt's report on the Banality of Evil

"To a Jew this role of the Jewish leaders in the destruction of their own people is undoubtedly the darkest chapter of the whole dark story." On the 55th anniversary of Hannah Arendt's , "Eichman in Jerusalem. A report on the Banality of Evil" publication, we recall fragments of this very important book

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American Solidarity

"History teaches us that the stability of Europe is threatened when Poland experiences oppression. But Poland is fighting. Poland will live. Poland will overcome" Ronald Regan (1984); "And you won. Poland prevailed. Poland will always prevail." Donald Trump (2017) - we recall 2 classical political speeches that changed not only Europe but the entire World.

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The striking failure of the House of European History

The last sentence asking a question if Communism still has a future is outrageous for the people who were killed, tortured, died and suffered under Communist dictatorships - on the 1st anniversary of HEH's opening we publish EPMC report on this bias exhibition

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