Sunday, August 20, 2017

Jan Skorzynski

Jan Skorzynski is former deputy editor-in-chief of Rzeczpospolita and author of several books about the history of the Polish democratic opposition to communism and the Solidarity movement.

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Two Decades from Warsaw

“Poland – ten years; Hungary – ten months, East Germany – ten weeks, Czechoslovakia – ten days.” So chirped many in Prague in November 1989, reflecting the pride and the joy of the Velvet Revolution, … read more

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The Other Europe’s 1968

Throughout the West, the spring of 1968 was marked by student protests against the Vietnam War and the counterculture's revolt against capitalist consumer societies. But Eastern Europe, too, witnessed… read more

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