The concerns of the Polish-American community, some of which are shared by Polonians in other countries, were articulated by Polish-American Congress President Edward Moskal who began by assessing the recent history of Polish-Polonian relations. 'Governments have changed, the Parliament has changed but the matter of contacts between Poland and its Polonia, especially the basic policies of the Polish nation towards Polonia and Poles abroad, have not gone beyond mere courtesies. (...) Polish Americans, as well as the Diaspora in the rest of the world, represent almost a third of the population of Poland, and have the right to express their own opinion and to voice their views as to current developments in Poland,' he told fellow-Polonians and Polish Senators.
Poland and Polonia -- still Poles apart?