Author: Lawrence Weschler

  • 1980-1989: Poland Leads Eastern Europe Into the Abyss

    The Path of Most Resistance During the season of its first flower­ing, at the outset of this decade, Halina Bortnowska, one of the foremost theorists of Polish Soli­darity, characterized the move­ment as an expression of the country’s “subjectivity,” by which, she went on to explain, she meant Poland’s renewed ca­pacity for acting “as the subject […]