Revamping the Polish Education System
Katarzyna Murawska, 1/29/2024

Since ancient times, the older and most experienced members of social groups, clans, and families have educated the younger ones, passed on their knowledge to them, preparing them to take on leadership roles in the group and to cooperate skillfully.

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Many people in America wonder why the US should support Ukraine. The Congress' report is, among other things, an attempt to answer this question. He examines a number of reasons why a Ukraine victory in an unprovoked Russian-led war is in the U.S. national interest.

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Progressive Anarchy
Waldemar Biniecki, 1/19/2024

After the elections on October 15, the PiS government lost due to its lack of coalition capabilities. The new government promised to restore the rule of law and compliance with the Constitution, but the first actions showed potential illegality. Dualism of the judiciary, non-recognition of the decisions of the Constitutional Tribunal and controversial police actions are observed.

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He was called an artist of concrete and steel. Although he had perfect pitch and from the age of 10 he accompanied his mother, Helena Modrzejewska, on the piano, he became a virtuoso of technology. He built almost 40 bridges, most of which are still in use today.

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The story of Poland's diaspora and its integral connection with Poland goes back to the 19th century. It began with the emigration of Poles from their partitioned homeland after the suppression of the "November Insurrection" in 1831.

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During my research, I came across various materials, and after reading them, I could not believe that one could plan the annihilation of another nation so emotionlessly, coldly, on economic principles.

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We have noticed that long texts cause problems for our readers. That's why I decided to launch this channel. We are not a propaganda mouthpiece for any party or any conspiracy theory. We are interested in the well-being and development of the Polish diaspora and its real cooperation with Poland.

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In my professional work at Channel 6 of Milwaukee Television, I met many people of Polish origin who were interested in creating a documentary film showing the love of freedom and brotherhood in arms of Poles and Americans.

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In the coming months, we will see a flood of new versions of old Polish film stories, such as "Znachor", "Chłopi", "Sami swoi" or "Akademia Pana Kleksa". They are fundamental, so each generation should interpret them anew. Will new creators be able to touch the legends?

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It's the security, stupid!
Waldemar Biniecki, 12/15/2023

President Duda should dust off the "round table" and once again reach a cross-party compromise on state security.

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Intimidation by Medvedev
Waldemar Biniecki, 11/27/2023

"The polarization of society is its greatest threat to state security policy," according to research by the independent think tank Pew Research Center.

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In October 2023, the London Literary Awards of the Association of Polish Writers Abroad (ZPPnO) were awarded for the 72nd time. The jury granted the award for lifetime achievement to the director, playwright, writer and academic lecturer Kazimierz Braun.

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Maybe it's time for a third option? Gallup poll shows that as many as 63% of Americans would like a third party, and this opinion is shared by 75% of independents and 58% of Republicans.

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The aim of the Soviet invasion of September 17, 1939, was not only to take over a specific area, but also to permanently eliminate the leadership layer of the conquered lands. Mayors and former mayors, as well as other professional groups representing the Polish state or constituting local elites, found themselves under a direct threat.

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"All is quiet" on the Spree
Maria Legieć, 11/11/2023

It is clear that that Germany recognizes its responsibility for the outbreak of World War II and the destruction it caused, and it is clear that no serious reparations have been paid to Poland in connection with this aggression. These are facts, and «there is no point in arguing about the facts».

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We are all directly and indirectly connected with education. We are teachers, students, parents of students, givers, and recipients of what we, as students, acquired during our education.

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80 years have passed since the height of the abduction of Polish children by Nazi organizations. We need to remember those tragic moments and the heroic activities of attorney Hrabar. No amount of reparations can compensate for those wrongs, even time cannot heal the wounds, but we must prevent that history from repeating itself.

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Gratitude
Waldemar Biniecki, 10/30/2023

After Zelensky's great failure in Canada, where the Canadian Parliament honored the Nazi from the SS Galizien Division with a standing ovation, it became clear that the West would be closely watching all of Zelensky's moves.

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Hybrid Warfare and National Strategy
Bogdan Kotnis, 10/12/2023

It is high time to unite all political, economic and military resources around building a strategy leading to the elevation of national security to the level of Poland's key priority. Poland has not yet been able to develop a national long-term strategy for development and national security.

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Murdered for human kindness
Jan Rokita, 10/5/2023

The law in German-occupied Poland required that every Jew be handed over to the German authorities. Breaking this law meant a death sentence for the entire family.

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The Polish-German reconciliation has stalled and it is not the fault of the Polish side. For years, the German side did not take any action to commemorate the Polish victims of the Third Reich.

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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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