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40 years ago, brutal martial law was imposed in Poland

This is not an anniversary to be celebrated. It is a bitter reminder of what happens when a massive mono-party seeks to dominate a whole people. It becomes a government based on “the one true” ideology, featuring censorship, newspeak, informing on others, and outright repression. Dec. 13 is a day of sorrowful reflection on the […]
Czesław Kiszczak History Lech Wałęsa Poland Round Table 1989 Wojciech Jaruzelski Commentary
3 YEARS AGOCzesław Kiszczak History Lech Wałęsa Poland Round Table 1989 Wojciech Jaruzelski Commentary

Zybertowicz’s rules of liberal democracy a la Third Republic

On the 30th anniversary of The Round Table Talks, presidential advisor professor Andrzej Zybertowicz lists the flaws of the Third Polish Republic (III RP) and its relation to the Round Table Talks.

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4 YEARS AGOCzesław Kiszczak History Martial law Poland Wojciech Jaruzelski News

Martial law: killers unpunished

Poland’s peaceful Solidarity movement was crushed by tanks in 1981 with 100 dead, 10,000 in prison, thousands forced to emigrate and the economy in tatters. But its architects, General Wojciech Jaruzelski and General Czesław Kiszczak have not been held to account for waging war on the nation.

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4 YEARS AGOLocal Elections Monika Jaruzelska Poland Politics Wojciech Jaruzelski News

Jaruzelski’s daughter enters politics

Monika Jaruzelska, the daughter of the last president of the communist Polish People’s Republic (PRL) seeks entry into Polish politics. Jaruzelska declares support for Law and Justice’s social reforms but in the upcoming local elections she will have the backing of postcommunists

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