Some Poles have been more welcoming than others. ReutersThere are countries from which people try to escape, and there are countries to which these people try to escape. And then there are countries like Poland.
The current refugee crisis sweeping across Europe hints at just how much Poland has changed since the early 20th century, from an impoverished country to a relatively rich one. The question is whether Poles themselves are ready to see themselves that way.
Devastation and suffering
Polish national mythology is tied up with the country’s status as victim, and Polish history is often taught as a story of suffering …read more
Source: The Conversation