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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jennifer Wilson What the competing narratives about Polish racial identity ultimately reveal is a truth familiar to students of history: namely, that whiteness is little more than a tool to deny resources to some while preserving them for others. Pointing out the inconsistences of racialization...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 103–106.
Published: 01 June 2003
... in 1989; most of his adult life was devoted to journal­ ism. I knew him well in Washington, where he wrote for the Polish News Agency, and where he charmed younger colleagues with a vast repertory of anecdotes spun out in any of his seven languages (Polish, Russian, German, French, English...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... variety of souvenirs, restaurant meals, and other casual expenses. At four-to-one, Prague would have become one of the most affordable cities on the planet. Well, at least one of several as it happens. For each of the East European capitals had its own all but worthless currency—the Polish zloty...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 92–94.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the mayor of Moscow reportedly may approve reinstalling the statue of Feliks Dzerzhinsky, the Polish-born founder of what became the KGB, on his old pedestal facing the security service’s Moscow headquarters. The giant statue had been toppled by rejoicing crowds following the dissolution in 1991...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 75–86.
Published: 01 June 2005
...,” point. He had observed one of his students, he had told the audience of young people— a star French graduate from one of the top “Don’t be afraid”—assuring them he had schools, struggling to speak English with confidence in the future of France and of another student from Poland. “The Polish...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 115–123.
Published: 01 March 2013
... gate, who still operated on the assumption that they were safeguarding a top-secret military installation. So, when I showed up, they seized me and clapped me in a lockup at the front gate—no phone, no communication. I was clearly an American spy bent on subverting the Polish military-industrial...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 13–18.
Published: 01 December 2005
... case, but lie for the deepening split between the United States most part in both countries somewhere be­ and its estranged allies. For the most part, tween Polish gratitude and French suspi­ European newspapers and political commen­ cion. There is also a wide range of difference tators...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... surveyed the unlikely bedfellows of the Polish far right. Many contributors reflected on national histories that had in some way been overlooked: Mariano Ben Plotkin examined the role of psychoanalysis in Argentina during and after its authoritarian regime, Kwame Dawes read Jamaica’s roots-reggae revival...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 68–76.
Published: 01 June 2000
... since the fall of offer a helping hand to Russia or the other the Berlin Wall; but had the entire Polish newly independent states. leadership been transported to Moscow to The timing was off in another respect. manage Russia’s transition, could that lead­ When the Berlin Wall came down in 1989...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 82–88.
Published: 01 September 2003
... relations statesman since Pericles.” For her part, knows, one can never ignore what maga2ine Samantha Power rescues from obscurity, editors call the “ m e g o factor,” m e g o being among others, the indefatigable Polish-born the acronym for My Eyes Glaze Over. A lawyer, Raphael Lemkin. Before...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., sold all his property in Belgium, and according to the industry intelligence newsletter Rough & Polished , took up residence in the tax haven of Monaco, beyond the reach of the Brussels tax inspectors. His partner, Sylvain Goldberg, appeared to have moved his operations to Switzerland and Israel...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 25–32.
Published: 01 December 2001
... before Russia itself crushed Russian behavior over the past decade, the Polish aspirations for the fourth time in a war in Chechnya being the most ghastly hundred years). example. But justifiable Western criticism When it comes to Western images of has all too often been marred by attacks...
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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 (2016) 33 (2): 77–81.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... For instance, say a diamond is exported from Botswana and classified as “exceptional.” Exceptional, here, refers to a gem-quality rough diamond that is valued at more than $250,000. In theory, sightholders are required to cut or polish some diamonds within the country of purchase. The costs, however...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in Warsaw, is a contributing editor to New Eastern Europe. Since February 2014, he’s been an assistant to Paweł Zalewski, a Polish member of the European Parliament, focusing on the situation in Ukraine. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Photo: Scurzuzu social...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 106–111.
Published: 01 June 2018
... is also atypical in certain ways. Most populists are deeply corrupt and help their friends and associates make quick cash. But they also, at least at first, hand out presents to their base. Think of the generous child payments introduced by the conservative Polish government after they took office...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 18–23.
Published: 01 March 2017
... regular media appearances in his place is Florian Philippot, a well-polished European deputy who talks of “economic sovereignty” and paints Le Pen’s chief presidential opponents as tainted by the influence of big money. Suffice to say those concerned about the prospects of a National Front-governed...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 48–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... as an ‘illiberal democracy,’ something on the order of what the Polish or Hungarian governments have become in recent months and now years. It is becoming a fascist state—a moderate one so far, perhaps, but fascist all the same.” The word “fascist” gets casually bandied about. After falling into relative...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 77–83.
Published: 01 September 2015
... is the art of talking with everyone in the world, even one’s enemies, and it must maintain a pragmatic tone. Our country did just that in the fight against Adolf Hitler when we allied ourselves with Joseph Stalin, who had massacred Polish officers in Katyn and millions of his own people in his march to power...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 81–93.
Published: 01 September 2005
.... Jews during and prior to the Second World While acknowledging the different cir­ War and to question the official glorifica­ cumstances, those who have worked with tion of Polish history. This has led to a far societies in transition have found that con­ wider acknowledgment of anti-Semitism...