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News Poland » Politics: Awaken, Poland, Before It’s Too Late

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/16/opinion/awaken-poland-before-its-too-late.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Poland’s lurch into illiberalism and rewritten history, following the well-trodden Hungarian path toward the curtailment of democracy, is the most alarming political development in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall almost three decades ago.

News Poland » Politics: Echoes of 1968 anti-Semitic campaign haunt Poland 50 years on

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/echoes-of-1968-anti-semitic-campaign-haunt-poland-50-years-on/a-42399907
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Xenophobia and the refugee crisis While Kaczynski’s relations with Poland’s Jewish community are publicly amicable, many believe that the xenophobia of 1968 is today expressed in more subtle ways. "PiS is using a kind of historical politics that was ...

News Poland » Politics: Poland’s Prime Minister Claims Not Only Polish, German Perpetrators — Jewish Perpetrators of Holocaust, Too

News channel or source: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/jewish-news/holocaust/polands-prime-minister-claims-not-only-polish-german-perpetrators-jewish-perpetrators-of-holocaust-too/2018/02/17/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Today’s political interests are important. Jewish history is more important.” Yesh Atid party chairman Yair Lapid called on Israel to recall its ambassador from Poland immediately in response to Morwaiecki’s statement, saying it was “Anti-Semitism ...

News Poland » Politics: Poland revels in poking at the dying embers of Jew hatred

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Poland-revels-in-poking-at-the-dying-embers-of-Jew-hatred-542660
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

But Poland is today a very different political beast than it was five years ago. The Law and Justice Party has brought in its own brand of ultra-conservative, good old-fashioned xenophobia and parochial politics front and center, appealing to the worst ...

News Poland » Politics: Neo-Nazis Are Planning A Concert In Poland For Hitler's Birthday

News channel or source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/lesterfeder/neo-nazis-are-planning-a-concert-for-hitlers-birthday-in
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

The TVN report brought widespread condemnation from across Poland's political spectrum, and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called for the group to be banned. "These two totalitarianisms, Nazism and communism were the greatest tragedies in the ...

News Poland » Politics: Israel rebukes Poland PM for 'Jewish perpetrators' remark

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43102226
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Deputies from across Israel's often fractious political spectrum have united to denounce it ... The US state department had also urged the Polish government to rethink its new law. Poland was attacked and occupied by Nazi Germany. Millions of its citizens ...

News Poland » Politics: Russian investment fund chief calls on US to keep 'business separate from politics' following hacking accusation

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/17/munich-security-conference-rdif-chief-supports-economic-diplomacy.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

but Poland has called for U.S. sanctions on the pipeline. "What is a solution? A solution is economic engagement," Dmitriev went on. "Engagement and focus on mutual projects is definitely helpful for political diplomacy. And if Russia and the U.S. can work ...

News Poland » Politics: Poland’s Chief Rabbi Hopeful To Resolve Shechitah Threat

News channel or source: http://hamodia.com/2018/02/13/polands-chief-rabbi-hopeful-resolve-shechitah-threat/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Yet, in 2013, the religious exception was struck from the books amid legal and political wrangling. However, the next year, Poland’s high court put the exemption back in place, saying that the de facto ban was a violation of the nation’s constitutional ...

News Poland » Politics: The Dark Consequences of Poland's New Holocaust Law

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/poland-holocaust-law/552842/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The French political scientist Dominique Moïsi has written that three emotions tend to drive politics: humiliation, hope, and fear. Poland falls into the humiliation camp. A feeling of grievance, a sense that the wider world doesn’t truly understand the ...

News Poland » Politics: As A Nation, Poland Was Not Complicit In The Holocaust, And It’s Not ‘Denial’ To Say That

News channel or source: http://thefederalist.com/2018/02/15/nation-poland-not-complicit-holocaust-not-denial-say/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Amanda Achtman studied political science in her hometown of Calgary, Alberta in Canada. She recently completed an MA in John Paul II Philosophical Studies at the Catholic University of Lublin in Poland and has participated in programs hosted by ...