The "Bartosiak" Rebellion
Waldemar Biniecki, 6/12/2024

Polls show that, in politically polarized Poland, one of the few factors that unite people is aversion to the elites of PO and PiS. The results of the voting in European elections will show whether this is a rebellion, or the search of a new model of managing a state. This is just the beginning of a big change, for which the current elites are ill prepared.

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A small village in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province, in the Pałuki region, in the district of Żnin. Known all over the world, it is undoubtedly the most famous archaeological site in Poland. Each of us should certainly visit Biskupin at least once in our lives. Because it really is worth it.

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The Holocaust narrative often overlooks those who tried to help Jews survive the Holocaust. 'I hope that my book on the Ładoś Group will be an important addition to the international opinion on Poland's response to the Holocaust.'

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He always put the nation above the state because he believed that Polishness was a more permanent entity and much more deeply rooted in reality than any administrative structure created by citizens.

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Although the feast of Corpus Christi is celebrated throughout the world by the Catholic Church, it still has a vibrant and rich tradition in Poland. Despite always falling on a Thursday, it is a public holiday and the streets of Polish towns and villages are filled with colourful processions to the four altars. Parishes take care of their beautiful surroundings.

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Auschwitz - Remembrance and Education
Andrzej Kacorzyk, 5/23/2024

Auschwitz is first and foremost a truth — a multi-faceted truth. It is like a complex jigsaw puzzle, creating a unique polyphonic image of the Remembrance of Jews, Poles, Roma and all other groups of Victims. Auschwitz is also the story of the perpetrators.

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The May 3rd Constitution in the Polish Culture
Maria Wąchała-Skindzier, 5/23/2024

The impact of the 3rd of May Constitution was so strong that, for us Poles, it became a symbol of love for freedom and the homeland during the years of the partition of Poland and even later. For two centuries it captured the imagination of writers, artists, architects, thinkers and social activists.

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For many of those who emigrated for independence, the Battle of Monte Cassino did not end in 1944. Their war lasted much longer and often ended tragically. Nevertheless, the legacy of the heroes survived and is still alive today,

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In 2024, two important anniversaries for Poles coincide: 80 years since the victorious battle of the 2nd Polish Corps for Monte Cassino and the 50th anniversary of the death of the one thanks to whom the heroism of the soldiers of General Władysław Anders was recorded with journalistic reliability for future generations.

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Dr Karol Nawrocki, President of the Institute of National Remembrance, visited London to meet with Polish community living in Britain, unveil the exhibition “Trails of Hope. Odyssey of Freedom”, the fate of Poles during World War II and give a lecture entitled „Polish history without secrets”.

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A female doctor with Polish roots played an important role in the American history of medicine in the 19th century. Americans owe Dr. Zak modern treatment standards and the founding of the first women's hospital.

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Understanding this historic and unwavering Russian expansionist commitment should help us formulate a winning strategy for stopping them in Ukraine today, the strategy that is missing in our debates. Believing that we can appease Russians with anything is a mistake. They consider any appeasement a sign of weakness, and it motivates them to continue their conquest.

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The Polish Zloty Is Already 100 Years Old
Katarzyna Murawska, 5/12/2024

Currently, Poland faces the dilemma of adopting the common EU currency, the euro. Let's wish the Polish zloty, which has successfully survived 100 years, many more centuries to come.

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The Confidence in Poland
Waldemar Biniecki, 5/12/2024

Here, overseas, we often wonder whether Poland, in its current complicated geopolitical situation, will emerge from it without engaging in direct hostilities until it is attacked; whether it will be able to build the position of a strong and serious state with a professional army, services, diplomacy, and an efficient, rapidly developing business.

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The Scar of Katyn
Karol Nawrocki, 4/24/2024

In the spring of 1940, the Soviets killed the flower of the Polish intelligentsia without a judicial verdict. Today, the Russian authorities would like to see this crime as a common crime that is subject to a statute of limitations.

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During the partitions and captivity, Poles in exile not only constituted the country's intellectual base, but also preserved Polishness for the reborn Poland and modern generations.

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Whoever Is Not with Them Is a Fascist
Karol Nawrocki, 4/24/2024

The authorities of the Russian Federation consistently lie about the past in order to find justification for their current aggressive policy. Poland is key in this hoax.

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The Katyn massacre is one of the most cruel acts of war terror that Poland experienced during World War II.

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On 12 March 1999, Poland, alongside the Czech Republic and Hungary, officially became a member of NATO.

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In the dynamic religious landscape of the United States, the Polish National Catholic Church (PNCC) emerges as a unique denomination that has extended its reach far beyond its original Polish immigrant constituency.

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At the threshold of the new year, more prestigious portals and magazines share their recommendations on which places in the world are worth visiting. Poland consistently ranks among the top recommended destinations. Experts appreciate not only the landscapes and good connections, but also our prices.

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The Story of Kuryer Polski
Waldemar Biniecki

The original Kuryer Polski was the first Polish daily newspaper printed in the United States. Its founder was Michał Kruszka who published the newspaper in June 1888 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Stanisław Zwierzchowski was born on April 27, 1880 in Śrem in Wielkopolska (Greater Poland), under the Prussian partition. He graduated from gymnasium in his hometown and technical studies in Berlin-Charlottenburg. In 1905. with a mechanical engineering degree, he came to Poznań and did an internship at the Hipolit Cegielski Factory. Following the footsteps of his countrymen, he went to the United States for further studies and quickly found a job as a structural engineer at the Allis Chalmers Co plant in Milwaukee.

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Kuryer Polski was born in hardship and uncertainty, after all, its creator - Michał Kruszka, had already had two unsuccessful publishing attempts behind him. At the beginning of Kuryer's way, Michał was a truly Renaissance figure - the creator and executor of his idea. Soon he was supported in the implementation of his project by two brothers who came from Słabomierz - Józef and Wacław.

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Historical documents confirm that the Polish people have always been associated with America. The list of great Poles who made an impact throughout the history of the United States is long. It begins with the semi-legendary “John of Kolno” who supposedly came to this continent 16 years before Columbus.

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