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31Jul/17

Polish politics: a conservative revolution or post-democracy? – Marek Górka

Since 2015, legislative power in Poland has been held by Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (PiS – Law and Justice), a conservative political party. The political environment led by Jarosław Kaczyński has set its sights on reforming the State thoroughly, being at the same time the absolute opposite of its greatest rival – Platforma Obywatelska (PO – Civic Platform), a liberal political party. It is worth mentioning that both of the political parties stem from the same place – Solidarity movement of 1980s. However, disagreements between those two political powers have been determining Polish politics since 2005. Continue reading