Free the Leopards
Waldemar Biniecki , 2/4/2023

However, it is difficult to understand the delay of German decisions regarding the supply of heavy equipment to Ukraine. Most of the German media have trouble understanding their chancellor's decision. But as US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said in his speech: "Ukrainians are looking at us, Putin is looking at us, and history is looking at us."

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2023 marks the 160th anniversary of the outbreak of the January Uprising. Despite the passage of years, the echoes of this uprising have not ceased in the public debate. An important and difficult question - "to fight (for the freedom of your country) or not to fight?" – thanks to him, it returns in Central Europe even today. The sense and significance of the act of the January insurgents cannot be understood without the historical context of the entire region of Central Europe, today's territory of Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania and Belarus.

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The time has come to bring this character closer to the next generation of Poles living or born in emigration, especially since Józef Mackiewicz was a Polish writer who lived most of his life in emigration. This is the right time to say why emigration did not like him and his homeland condemned him to oblivion.

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"Answer firmly: that you are Polish"
Waldemar Biniecki , 1/15/2023

There are as many as 20 million people in the world who are proud of their Polish origin. All these people are a huge potential that needs to be harnessed to serve Poland in the world and help create a modern image of Poland, Polish culture, science, art, and economy. It's time for this message to reach the Polish and Polish-diaspora elites. This potential can not only help strategically support Polish interests, but also help change the image of Poland.

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The History of the Ulma Family
Katarzyna Murawska , 1/14/2023

On December 17, in the Vatican, Pope Francis approved a decree on the martyrdom of the family of Józef and Wiktoria Ulma, together with their seven children — a heroic family saving Jews during the Second World War.

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A Fusion Breakthrough?
Michael Gajda , 1/4/2023

On December 5th, 2022, the first nuclear fusion experiment with significant energy gains was conducted at the US National Ignition Facility (NIF) in Livermore, California. What is nuclear fusion and how did the scientists achieve such a feat?

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The Worldwide Phenomenon of the Procession of the Magi
Ewa Michałowska-Walkiewicz , 1/4/2023

There are many customs and events related to the Christmas and New Year period. These are shepherdess, carol singers, or New Year's Eve party and fireworks. Most of these forms already have a very long, established tradition, but at the end of the liturgical season of the Nativity of Christ, we now have a completely new, fresh tradition — it's hard not to call it "new" since it only appeared a few years ago — the Procession of the Magi.

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Zeitenwende
The Turning Point
Waldemar Biniecki , 12/20/2022

Germany, not wanting to allow any alternative geostrategic project to be created in the eastern part of Europe, is successively blocking the flow of funds to Poland to prevent the construction of a competing construct: North-South.

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'The issue of security resulting from Poland's presence in NATO is now entering a dimension in which we are becoming its essential guarantor in this part of Europe. This fact, which fundamentally affects the evolution of our position in the North Atlantic Alliance, affects our security at the same time', writes Tomasz SZATKOWSKI, Polish ambassador to NATO.

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There is no particular psychological portrait of a Pole helping Jews survive the Holocaust. Everyone helped. Humanity compelled them to do so. An example of such an attitude is the fact that Jan and Antonina Żabiński, who hid Jews in the zoo in Warsaw, were helping on one extreme, and Leopold Socha, a thief from Lviv, who was hiding a Jewish family in the sewers, on the other.

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American Aid to Poland after World War II
Lidia Waluk-Legun , 12/16/2022

The first American ambassador to Poland after the war was Arthur Bliss Lane (June 16, 1894 – August 12, 1956). He came to ruined Warsaw in July 1945.

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On the Battle of Grunwald
Prof. Emeritus Donald Pienkos , 12/11/2022

The battle — perhaps the largest and bloodiest in the history of medieval Europe — occurred on a field southeast of the Baltic seaport city of Gdansk (Danzig) and between two small villages: Grunwald (Grünfelde) and Stębark (Tannenberg).

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Bringing to Poland the ashes of three Presidents-in-Exile of the Republic of Poland: Władysław Raczkiewicz, August Zaleski, and Stanisław Ostrowski, on the anniversary of Poland regaining independence, prompts a reflection and reverie. The question arises: Do Poles on the Vistula River realize what the contribution of Polish emigration to the process of regaining independence by Poland was?

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Tamara Łempicka's paintings fetch exorbitant prices at art auctions. She is undoubtedly the most expensive and most recognizable Polish painter in the world. Owning one of her paintings has become fashionable among modern celebrities. They are collected by Madonna, Jack Nikolson and Barbara Streisand.

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ART BASEL MIAMI, started in 1970 by private gallery owners in the Swiss city of Basel, is a global art fair that connects artists, galleries, collectors and art lovers from all continents. Since 2002, traditionally at the turn of November and December, the fair has its edition in Miami, and since 2013 also in Hong Kong.

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Are We Assertive Enough?
Waldemar Biniecki , 11/27/2022

The tragedy in Przewodów and the death of two Polish citizens clearly showed the scale of problems in bilateral relations between Poland and Ukraine.

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Who has Buried the Dead (Optimum Publishing International) is a richly detailed global thriller set in Second World War Poland. It brings the reality of the pain and suffering of Poles endured in the German/Russian invasions and occupation of that nation and tells the little-known historical tales of the Polish underground and Poles fighting on the Western front. It also discloses one of the last great secrets of the Second World War which, much like Enigma, has a very vital Polish component.

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The threat of China’s political, military, and economic power continues to grow, rapidly moving toward existentially dangerous levels. In comparing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) between the United States and China, the increasing magnitude of the communist country’s threat is clear.

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Actor, director, producer, screenwriter, writer and lecturer, Marek Probosz has once again achieved great success in New York. He performed there at the United Solo Theater Festival, where he played the main role in the play "Powrot Norwida" (Norwid's Return), which he directed.

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The Polish diaspora and influential personalities from Poland are campaigning to prevent the liquidation of the only seminary for the Polish diaspora in the United States. If you agree with the letter to maintain the active status of the 137-year-old only seminar for the Polish diaspora, join us and sign this letter.

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The Story of Kuryer Polski
Waldemar Biniecki

The original Kuryer Polski was the first Polish daily newspaper printed in the United States. Its founder was Michał Kruszka who published the newspaper in June 1888 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Stanisław Zwierzchowski was born on April 27, 1880 in Śrem in Wielkopolska (Greater Poland), under the Prussian partition. He graduated from gymnasium in his hometown and technical studies in Berlin-Charlottenburg. In 1905. with a mechanical engineering degree, he came to Poznań and did an internship at the Hipolit Cegielski Factory. Following the footsteps of his countrymen, he went to the United States for further studies and quickly found a job as a structural engineer at the Allis Chalmers Co plant in Milwaukee.

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Kuryer Polski was born in hardship and uncertainty, after all, its creator - Michał Kruszka, had already had two unsuccessful publishing attempts behind him. At the beginning of Kuryer's way, Michał was a truly Renaissance figure - the creator and executor of his idea. Soon he was supported in the implementation of his project by two brothers who came from Słabomierz - Józef and Wacław.

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Historical documents confirm that the Polish people have always been associated with America. The list of great Poles who made an impact throughout the history of the United States is long. It begins with the semi-legendary “John of Kolno” who supposedly came to this continent 16 years before Columbus.

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