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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2018
... is key to dismantling the false logic of race. This is why it remains incumbent on Europe watchers to absorb these seemingly disparate conversations (racism against Poles in Britain and racist violence against non-Poles in Poland) as part of a single story about Eastern Europe trying to defend its...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 14–17.
Published: 01 March 2013
... in Greenland, this chunk of ice—which, at 100 square miles, was almost five times the size of Manhattan—floated by, destined to dissolve in the sea. The melting process triggers a vicious feedback loop at the poles, since open water absorbs more of the sun’s heat than ice. As McGill University professor...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 92–94.
Published: 01 September 2002
...” [flamethrower}. Nevertheless it was with a sense of awe that they turned upon Russia the most grisly of all weapons. They transported Lenin in a sealed truck like a plague bacillus from Switzerland into Russia. The Greatest Pole Apropos of Lenin, it was with keen interest that I learned...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 97–101.
Published: 01 December 2002
... and Washington. Polls suggest that most Russians either oppose or are at best ambivalent about a sharp turn to the West. Moreover, as Martin Walker reports in his essay, Poles, Czechs, and Hungarians are less than thrilled about welcoming Russia as a partner or eventual member of NATO. The more reason...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... is not dissimilar to making a jet plane, or at least the fuselage—the same metal-bending and welding technology. Poland had a factory that had been languishing since the Russians took back the manufacturing of its own jet fighters to the motherland. So the Poles retooled a bit and began pumping out golf carts...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2015
... toward the religious right and the political ramifications of this shift. Aliza Goldberg pingpongs between Prague and Istanbul to profile the face of discrimination in two poles of Europe. Then Thierry Vircoulon has discovered the pivot of Africa—politically, geographically, and economically...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 13–18.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., with occasional swoops into French social democratic, and labor papers. There and German news programs. I also down­ are, of course, widely divergent traditional loaded coverage and comment from the attitudes toward the United States. Poles see websites of two Italian, two French, one the United States...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 55–62.
Published: 01 September 2015
...? ROYAL: Each country, each company, each territory, each citizen—there are four poles of intervention. At the Paris conference there will be side events, with a summit of cities that will group 1,000 cities around the world with NGOs. Then you have nine focus groups in the UN—women, youths, corporations...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 38–42.
Published: 01 December 2014
... has broadened minds. If young Scots are ambivalent about being “British,’’ they can see themselves as both Scottish and European. And then there’s the ability to meet—and date—all the Europeans who come to work and improve their English. There’s a Pole or an Estonian or a Hungarian or a Czech working...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 1–10.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of little more than new round of enlargement. The EU’s 15 70 million, half of them Poles, and all from members of 2001 were planning to become recognizably Christian and European cultur­ 26 or more within the next decade or so. al traditions. Their absorption, for a pros­ Ten countries were...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 88–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... work teams, with other Poles or Lithuanians. When they lose their jobs, they have few alternatives. Outside of construction, it is all but impossible to get a job without speaking fluent Norwegian. When Germany invited Turkish guest workers in the 1960s, it assumed they would return home later...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 85–88.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., the Danes and the Dutch, and billions of garments woven by the Jews, and mountainous masses of coal and iron and copper dug from the pits by Italians and Finns and Poles, and whole cities of skyscrapers and subways and railroads and mills and marts wrought...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 105–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., but the onset of Communist oppression. Poles revived attacks on the Yalta Agree­ ment, asserting that Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill needlessly legitimized Soviet dominion over Eastern Europe (with President Bush echoing both Polish and Baltic views). For their part, Russians fiercely rejected...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 42–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Poles and Jews during World War II, making him a divisive figure internationally, capable of sabotaging Ukraine’s foreign relations whenever he is honored. During his 2016 address to the Ukrainian parliament, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin rebuked Ukrainian legislators for recent laws glorifying...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 103–106.
Published: 01 June 2003
... for failing entirely to inform readers about the remarkable Pole who initiated this project, Edmund Jan Osmanczyk, known to his friends as Janik. Not even his dates are given in the prefatory notes to the reference work he had the wit and energy to devise. Janik was born in 1913 and died...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
... suffocate them in water barrels, insert rats and cockroaches into their orifices, or hang them from poles until they bled out over the course of a few days. (Although, when the prisoner was a woman, he would sometimes make an exception and administer the torture directly.) Twenty-three years after...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 March 2018
... environments seems like a natural fit. The last few decades have seen an emphasis on learning how to quite literally make it rain: Cloud seeding has recently become common, and desert ionizers, a new technology that resembles pyramid tea bags perched delicately on steel poles, seem to be responsible for much...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 107–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., and village peddlers balancing bamboo poles across their shoulders. Never mind that motorcyclists routinely make illegal turns at intersections by plunging left against traffic that is hurtling right. Everyone else simply swerves to accommodate this anomaly in his or her own way, and the collective streams...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 73–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and develop a diverse network of community supporters. Susie Hayward, the director of Religion and Inclusive Societies at the U.S. Institute of Peace, told me, “the discussion about the intersection of religion and VE vacillates between two poles—becoming a tedious debate about whether it has nothing...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 105–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Sidewalk stalls with marionettes, typical Prague knickknacks, display rabbi figurines alongside Eastern European dolls and fairytale animals. Effectively each represents two poles of Europe’s reaction to the Islamic attacks on world Jewry—Czech Republic, a nation in the heart of Central Europe and another...
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