Wczesna publicystyka Jedrzeja Giertycha jako przejaw ewolucji ideowej obozu narodowego
EARLY JEDRZEJ GIERTYCH’S JOURNALISM AS A MANIFESTATION IDEOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF THE NATIONAL CAMP
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This article analyses political ideas of Jedrzej Giertych presented in 1929 -1939 period, when he was one of leading proponents of the ‘young’ fraction of the Polish National Party, populary known as Endecja. Giertych’s writings were shown as part of the degeneration process of endecian political thought, early endecian political realism was substituted by fantasies and conspiracy theories, taken from fringe to the core of endecian ideology. Giertych blamed democracy and liberalism as results of ‘Jewish -freemasonic conspiracy’, to which belonged also the Commmunist International. The rise of Italian Fascism, German hitlerism and Franco’s rebelion in Spain were for Giertych sources of hope as a part of the chain of ‘nationalist revolutions’ passed through Europe. Giertych promoted a nationalists revolution in Poland and also demanded total expulsion of Jews form Poland with confiscating all Jewish property. His idea of ‘national government’ was very unclear, certeinly he expected one -party endecian rule, excluding free elections. In economic policy ‘national government’ ought to prefer small bussines and actively decentralized industrial production. It is argued that generally, Giertych’s political writings pave the way to the transformation of the Endecian ideology – from political realism to antimodern utopia.
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