Tag Archive for: "Poland"
Will defunding Hungary and Poland backfire?

Discussions surrounding the European Union’s 2021–2027 budget are intensifying, owing to many European policymakers’ insistence that regional development funds be disbursed only to member states that are in compliance with EU rules. Under the Copenhagen Criteria, …

The politics of national memory

When, on a visit to Warsaw in 1970, German Chancellor Willy Brandt suddenly dropped to his knees before the Monument to the Ghetto Uprising, Władysław Gomułka, Poland’s communist leader, whispered, ‘wrong monument’. Gomułka would have …

Jarosław Kaczyński’s Jewish question

The Polish government has provoked yet another international crisis, this time by adopting a law that is ostensibly meant to combat the phrase ‘Polish death camps’. The law targets a geographical shorthand, sometimes used abroad, …