A different World: The Jews as Seen by 'Radio Maryja'
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'Radio Maryja' is the most active source of anti-Semitism in Poland. Statements about Jews feature prominently among hateful statements on all kinds of minorities or even people regarded by the editors as their political opponents. The article is mostly a compilation of quotes, coming mainly from the station's journalists and invited guests from the last few years (sometimes these are radio commentaries or articles broadcast by the Radio many times), with some statements coming from listeners phoning the station thrown in for good measure. In individual chapters, the author looks at various aspects, such as Polish-Jewish relations before and during WW II, the so-called 'zydokomuna' (Judeo-Communists), falsifications and many other topics. In some instances the author traces back the history of propaganda cliches: how the number of Jews allegedly planning to migrate to Poland changed, the tale of accusations about the absence of Jews at the WTC at the time of the attack, or the case of Fr. Prof. J. Bajda, who has been discussing successive sections of the same anti-Semitic pamphlet for the last several years at regular intervals. Source recordings are available on the Web.
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