The Missing Commemoration of 1980 — and 1989

by Eric Chenoweth (PDF Version)

On the 30th anniversary of the 1989 “velvet revolutions” that resulted in the downfall of communist regimes in the Soviet bloc countries of Central and Eastern Europe, there was  little reflection on the most important social and political movement that helped to bring about this […]

By |November 22nd, 2019|Committee in Support of Solidarity, Communism, Eric Chenoweth, Poland, Solidarity|

An Allegory in Court

By Eric Chenoweth

I testified in a Polish court recently. That in itself is not unusual. I saw many people in the hallways of the administrative court building waiting to testify in various proceedings. But my testimony was unusual. I am an American, living in New York, without any claims of […]

By |October 22nd, 2013|Centers for Pluralism, Eric Chenoweth, IDEE, Poland|