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Ukraine and Poland: Same Old Backward Rightwing Elements

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 10.29.2015 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Over the past two years or so, I have developed a keen awareness of the wounded pride, historical revisionism and backward rightwing nationalism which characterizes swathes of Eastern European society.

As Cold War II Looms, Washington Courts Nationalist, Rightwing, Catholic, Xenophobic Poland

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 10.22.2015 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

From Syria to Ukraine, a pesky and newly reinvigorated Vladimir Putin is testing the west. In this new geopolitical face-off, Poland has assumed key strategic importance and will no doubt play a hugely significant diplomatic and even military role.

Aftermath Film Powerfully Evokes Polish Anti-Semitism

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment
Abraham H. Foxman

The history of Poland and the Jews is a lot more complicated than some would have it. Still, the power of anti-Semitism in modern Poland is real and never has it so brilliantly been portrayed as in the Polish film Aftermath, which recently came to the United States.

Movie Review: Aftermath

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You could think of Aftermath as a Polish version of 12 Years a Slave: a film that exhumes a shameful chapter in its nation's history which some people would just as soon leave buried, rather than confront.