Category: Poland

‘Populist but not popular’: Poland’s illiberal regime on the rocks?

     

  After weeks of watching massive peaceful demonstrations against neighboring Belarus’s authoritarian regime, Poles have finally taken to the streets to confront their own illiberal government, says Sławomir Sierakowski, founder… Read more »

‘We are between epochs’ – democracy must adapt

     

  ‘A Dictatorship Is Being Created’: An Interview with Lech Wałęsa https://t.co/U6rrtpxhQL via @nybooks — Democracy Digest (@demdigest) September 3, 2020 The current democratic crisis demonstrates that “we are between… Read more »

Polish opposition offers lessons for anti-populists

     

  Lessons from the Polish Opposition by Jacek Rostowski @ProSyn https://t.co/gqWHgarDUK — Democracy Digest (@demdigest) July 13, 2020   Although Warsaw mayor Rafał Trzaskowski did not come out on top… Read more »

‘Democracy on Pandemic Pause’: Why populists understand Eastern Europe

     

Amid the turmoil and fear caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Central and Eastern European populists are wasting no time sowing division and attempting to cement their positions. Hungarian Prime Minister… Read more »