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.Read more... Reading time 4 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 10 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 10 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 4 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 10 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 4 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 6 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 5 min.
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?Read more... Reading time 11 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 4 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 9 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 6 min.
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».Read more... Reading time 16 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 6 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 9 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 10 min.
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.Read more... Reading time 5 min.
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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.Read more...
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.Read more...
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.Read more...
Part I - Michał Kruszka
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.Read more...