Category: Scholars

Prominent “Foreign Policy” spreads a hoax, “made in Poland” – PMI responds

Prominent “Foreign Policy” spreads a hoax, “made in Poland” – PMI responds

Dear Editors, Somewhat ironically your correspondent’s one-sided and blinkered perspective is a form of revisionism masquerading as insight (Foreign Policy, February 12, 2019, by Mateusz Mazzini, Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology). The suggestion in the headline is also absurd: “Poland’s Historical Revisionism Is Pushing It Into Moscow’s Arms.” Come again? “Following…

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The American Jesuit Review breaks the Ninth Commandment – Our rebuttal

The American Jesuit Review breaks the Ninth Commandment – Our rebuttal

America Media, the publisher of the Jesuit Review, claims to be the leading provider of editorial content for thinking Catholics and those who want to know what Catholics are thinking. Unfortunately, the article With Anti-Semitism on the rise can Poland come to terms with its past? of November 2, 2018, provides not really editorial content that one can expect from a…

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Invitation to the conference on Capitol Hill on September 7th, 2018

Invitation to the conference on Capitol Hill on September 7th, 2018

Thanks to the initiative taken by members of Polish diaspora in the United States a conference commemorating the 100th anniversary of regaining independence by Poland will take place on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on September 7, 2018. The conference titled “Poland Reborn, 100 Years of Struggle and Glory” will shed light on the decisive…

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Our rebuttal to Sierakowski’s story in the Irish Examiner

Our rebuttal to Sierakowski’s story in the Irish Examiner

Dear Editor, This article has nothing to support the headline and the writer was being mischievous with the facts.https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/views/analysis/revised-law-still-alters-history-of-jews-in-poland-862210.html The Polish law does not (and did not) in any way try to revise the history of the Holocaust. On the contrary it was a slightly impolitic attempt to ensure that the history was not distorted…

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Robert Bosch Academy’s research fellow whitewashes Nazi German war crimes

Robert Bosch Academy’s research fellow whitewashes Nazi German war crimes

According to the Jewish scholar Szymon Datner, out of 200,000 Jews who managed to escape Jewish ghettos in occupied Poland, approximately 100,000 survived thanks to assistance provided by Polish residents, another 100,000 people were seized by Nazi authorities and murdered (Sz. Datner, Las sprawiedliwych (Forest of the Righteous), Warsaw 1968). But Sławomir Sierakowski, a left-wing research fellow…

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uOttawa Ignores Fraudulent Activities of Professor Jan Grabowski

uOttawa Ignores Fraudulent Activities of Professor Jan Grabowski

Jan Grabowski’s myth about 200,000 fugitive WWII Jews apparently killed by Poles has been repeated on so many occasions by mainstream media and politicians that people who are not familiar with Poland’s history take it at face value. It was the case with Yair Lapid,  the Israeli leader of opposition party Yesh Atid and with the ‘Times…

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The British “Open Democracy” insinuates “unsettling denialism” in the Polish anti-defamation law

The British “Open Democracy” insinuates “unsettling denialism” in the Polish anti-defamation law

In the libelous article “The unsettling denialism in Poland’s ‘National Remembrance’ Law” its author, Dan Davison, an activist of the Labour Party and PhD student (Sociology) claims that the Polish government and Polish people want to “reinforce the notion that no sections of either the Polish state or nation collaborated with the Nazis, or that if any…

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