On September 1st Poland presented A REPORT ON THE LOSSES SUFFERED BY POLAND AS A RESULT OF GERMAN AGGRESSION AND OCCUPATION DURING WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945. The Report consists of three volumes: Volume A - A collection of studies; Volume B - Photographic documentary; Volume C - List of atrocity sites. The download will start automatically.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Article worth reading: The EU's Democratic Backsliding Against Poland and Hungary

I am not the biggest fan of Newsweek. Either US or Polish version, but at least the US version has published an "opinion" piece by Jorge González-Gallarza Hernández, The EU's Democratic Backsliding Against Poland and Hungary, that gives us a glimpse at what is going on at the EU. It is available online as one of 4 free features without a subscription. It is worth to check it out.

Americans and Europeans should realize how similar our respective experiments in political unity have proven to be. If congressional showdowns over debt ceilings and shutdowns sound familiar to Europeans, it's because our leaders also can't seem to agree on a path forward unless a crisis of the largest magnitude forces them to, and even in an emergency, they take every opportunity to press a partisan advantage. The EU is currently trying to leverage coronavirus relief to force compliance from conservative governments in Poland and Hungary, putting the entire continent's financial stability at risk. (...) - I hope that makes you want to read more.