SOURCE: Labor and Working Class History Association
From Solidarity to Shock Therapy: The AFL-CIO and the End of the Cold War
by Jeff Schuhrke
The AFL-CIO's leadership saw the emergence of the Polish Solidarity movement in 1980 as an opportunity to advance their anticommunist agenda. Did they also undermine the ability of a post-Soviet left to protect workers' interests against global capitalism?
How Poland's Solidarity Rejected the Temptation of Violence
by David Richards
The Polish Solidarity movement is an instructive study in how a coalition of workers, intellectuals and spiritual leaders maintained a commitment to nonviolence and dialogue in the face of repression.
SOURCE: Catholic Sun
Polish Historian Questions German Researcher’s Claims About Wartime Pope
"I’ve never personally encountered a situation in which 11 volumes of material, published over two decades, are suddenly countermanded by a single document, found after a few days’ research," says Jan Zaryn.
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