Trump and Poland’s de facto leader Kaczyński both want to demonstrate that they are beloved leaders with many allies, and not isolated, deeply unpopular figures.
The PiS party itself is not decidedly anti-Ukrainian. However, fearing its most radical voters, they don’t want to appear enthusiastic towards Ukraine or Ukrainian workers, and the anti-Ukrainian fraction in the party is growing stronger.
It is curious that the PiS government would take so much pride in Poles who helped Jews unconditionally, when it lacks the courage even to help a few orphaned children from Aleppo.
The escalation of global war and conflict is a topical matter that most Czech galleries are afraid to tackle, and Czech artists, are not exactly known for their snappy responses to current events.
“People can’t just pack their things and go work in Bratislava: home is home.”