Donald Tusk Jarosław Kaczyński PiS Commentary Poland

Poland: Kaczyński and his conservatives may return to power sooner than most people think

Liberal commentators are once again deluding themselves into thinking that the Conservatives (PiS) losing power last year means the end of Jarosław Kaczyński as well as the party he leads. We’ve been here before many times, and he has always bounced back.  A careful study of the current political environment shows that the latest comeback […]
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Andrzej Duda Biden Donald Tusk USA News Poland
1 WEEK AGOAndrzej Duda Biden Donald Tusk USA News Poland

Tusk and Duda’s White House invitation is an attempt to calm political situation in Poland

Poland’s previous conservative government treated its relationship with the United States as a priority, and it is understandable that the Americans want to ensure that Tusk’s administration will do the same, writes Warsaw University’s Jarosław Szczepański

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Attack on media Civic Platform Donald Tusk National Prosecutor Commentary Poland
4 WEEKS AGOAttack on media Civic Platform Donald Tusk National Prosecutor Commentary Poland

Tusk’s blitzkrieg has caused shock and fear among Poland’s conservatives, reports liberal news outlet

Donald Tusk’s policy is fundamentally based on one long-term assumption: Jarosław Kaczyński can never return to power, writes Andrzej Stankiewicz, deputy editor of the liberal news outlet Onet

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Donald Tusk KO Left Local Elections Third Way News Poland
1M AGODonald Tusk KO Left Local Elections Third Way News Poland

Poland: Tusk’s desire for single list of left-liberal coalition in local elections rejected, 2 blocks likely

Polish PM Donald Tusk has made it clear he would like all the parties that make up his governing coalition to form one list in the local elections, but this will be thwarted by the parties that make up the Third Way electoral alliance

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Breach of law Donald Tusk Left-liberal government TVP Commentary Poland
1M AGOBreach of law Donald Tusk Left-liberal government TVP Commentary Poland

Poland’s new political era: A shift from stability to chaos

As Poland navigates through its first month under a center-left government, the nation witnesses a stark departure from the previous calm and predictability of Mateusz Morawiecki’s era, ushering in a period of heightened political tension and legal ambiguity, writes conservative journalist Piotr Semka

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Breach of law Donald Tusk Left-liberal government State of Emergency Commentary Poland
1M AGOBreach of law Donald Tusk Left-liberal government State of Emergency Commentary Poland

Poland is ruled under an undeclared state of emergency

The essence of the current crisis in Poland is not a legal issue, but instead concerns the assumption adopted by the current ruling coalition, according to which it is not practically bound by laws and legislation enacted during the PiS government, writes Paweł Licisicki, editor of Do Rzeczy weekly magazine

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Donald Tusk Krzysztof Bosak Polish judiciary reforms Rule of law Poland Remix Exclusive
1M AGODonald Tusk Krzysztof Bosak Polish judiciary reforms Rule of law Poland Remix Exclusive

Exclusive: Donald Tusk is creating legal and judicial anarchy in Poland, warns Confederation co-leader and Sejm deputy speaker Krzysztof Bosak

In an exclusive interview with Remix News, Polish opposition MP Krzysztof Bosak, deputy speaker of the Sejm, explains how Donald Tusk and his left-liberal coalition are making the rule-of-law issue a lot worse in Poland after years of bad reforms of the judiciary by Law and Justice

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Donald Tusk Left-liberal government Manfred Weber Mariusz Kamiński News Poland
1M AGODonald Tusk Left-liberal government Manfred Weber Mariusz Kamiński News Poland

EPP leader Weber declares full support for Polish PM Tusk’s controversial conservative crackdown

Manfred Weber told Polish media that Tusk was attempting to restore democratic principles in Poland, although conservatives believe the new Polish prime minister is doing the complete opposite

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Donald Tusk Paweł Pietkun Poland TVP TVP World Poland Remix Exclusive
2M AGODonald Tusk Paweł Pietkun Poland TVP TVP World Poland Remix Exclusive

Exclusive: Shutting down Poland’s TVP World is good news for Vladimir Putin, says deputy director after Tusk takes over public media

In an exclusive interview with Remix News, Paweł Pietkun, TVP World’s deputy director for correspondents and foreign offices, says that no one expected Poland’s English-language news channel to be taken off the air by Donald Tusk. It is still not clear whether TVP World will soon resume its broadcasting or will simply be shut down despite its undeniable success after two years of existence.

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Andrzej Anusz Donald Tusk Polish politics Szymon Hołownia Commentary Poland
2M AGOAndrzej Anusz Donald Tusk Polish politics Szymon Hołownia Commentary Poland

Tusk-Hołownia rivalry could destabilize Poland’s left-liberal ruling coalition

Political scientist Andrzej Anusz tells portal Salon24.pl that although the main struggle in Polish politics will be between President Andrzej Duda and PM Donald Tusk, the ruling coalition may become unstable as a result of the rivalry between the PM and the speaker of parliament, Szymon Hołownia

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Donald Tusk Poland Public Media Rule of law TVP Poland Remix Exclusive Trending
2M AGODonald Tusk Poland Public Media Rule of law TVP Poland Remix Exclusive Trending

EU’s true rule-of-law standards revealed by Tusk’s takeover of Poland’s public media

Despite all the accusations about its supposed breaches of democratic values and the rule of law, during its eight years in power, PiS never violated the letter of Poland’s laws and constitution in such an open, blatant manner as Donald Tusk and his friends have in their brutal takeover of public media

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Donald Tusk Poland public television TVP Poland Remix Exclusive Trending
2M AGODonald Tusk Poland public television TVP Poland Remix Exclusive Trending

Exclusive: Donald Tusk is destroying Poland’s public television and the country’s legal order, says long-time TVP talk show presenter who was targeted by both conservatives and liberals

An exclusive Remix News interview with Polish journalist Jan Pospieszalski, whose shows have been canceled by both the conservative and liberal governments, talks about the brutal taking over of Poland’s public media by the government of Donald Tusk

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coup Donald Tusk Mateusz Morawiecki Polish judiciary system Public Media News Poland
2M AGOcoup Donald Tusk Mateusz Morawiecki Polish judiciary system Public Media News Poland

‘We are threatened with chaos and anarchy’ – Poland’s Morawiecki raises alarm over Tusk’s government takeover of public media and legal violations

Former Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki has voiced serious concerns about the new government’s takeover of the national broadcaster TVP and breaches of law, just a week after Donald Tusk’s ascension to power

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Andrzej Duda coup Donald Tusk freedom of speech Media TVP Commentary Poland
2M AGOcoup Donald Tusk freedom of speech Media TVP Commentary Poland

The coup against public media in Poland: Where’s President Duda when Tusk is destroying democracy and the rule of law?

President Andrzej Duda, instead of hosting Tusk during the National Security Council meeting, should take action against Tusk’s coup, put those responsible in jail, and outlaw those parties that have backed it, writes Stanisław Janecki

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Donald Tusk, Mateusz Morawiecki Donald Tusk EU Federalism Mateusz Morawiecki Commentary Poland
3M AGODonald Tusk EU Federalism Mateusz Morawiecki Commentary Poland

Did anyone see this one coming? EU enthusiast PM Tusk could be the one to stop Poland’s march to EU federalism under PM Morawiecki

In a twist of political irony, Donald Tusk, often labeled as a pro-EU leader in Poland, may now be the one to slow down or even stop the federalist agenda of PM Mateusz Morawiecki, who falsely presented himself as an EU skeptic, writes political commentator Piot Gabryel

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Commission Donald Tusk Przemysław Żurawski vel Grajewski Russian influences News Poland
3M AGOCommission Donald Tusk Przemysław Żurawski vel Grajewski Russian influences News Poland

Polish intelligence services held 100 secret meetings with Russia’s FSB during Tusk government

Poland under Donald Tusk had an extraordinary number of secret meetings with Russian intelligence agencies — and very few records were kept documenting what was discussed

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Donald Tusk Energy Germany Robert Telus Wind turbines News Poland
3M AGODonald Tusk Energy Germany Robert Telus Wind turbines News Poland

Poland: Tusk’s new coalition accused of attempting to sell off land to Germans

Legislation proposed by the new parliamentary majority to facilitate the spread of wind turbines contains clauses that could make it much easier for Germans to buy Polish land, according to former agriculture minister Robert Telus

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Deputy Speaker Donald Tusk Elżbieta Witek Isolation PiS Commentary Poland
3M AGODeputy Speaker Donald Tusk Elżbieta Witek Isolation PiS Commentary Poland

Tusk is creating a cordon sanitaire around Law and Justice party, with Confederation’s aid

Donald Tusk is executing his plan to “delegitimize” the Polish Law and Justice Party, treating it as a leprous patient and thrusting it into harsh isolation, writes political commentator Goran Andrijianić

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Abortion Civic Platform Donald Tusk Law and Justice Poland Poland Remix Exclusive
4M AGOAbortion Civic Platform Donald Tusk Law and Justice Poland Poland Remix Exclusive

Donald Tusk won’t make abortion on demand legal in Poland unless he violates the rule of law

In an exclusive interview with Remix News, Pawel Ozdoba, the chairman of the Polish Center for Life and Family, explains why Donald Tusk, even if he becomes Poland’s next prime minister heading a motley coalition of center-to-left parties, will not be able to make abortion legal

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Donald Tusk European Commission Mateusz Morawiecki Recovery Fund News Poland
4M AGODonald Tusk European Commission Mateusz Morawiecki Recovery Fund News Poland

Morawiecki accuses Brussels of blackmailing Poland into a change of government

The Polish prime minister’s remarks come after Donald Tusk claimed Brussels is willing to release withheld EU funding to Poland without previously demanded legislative reforms, as long as he is installed as prime minister

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Donald Tusk Left Polish elections Third Way Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz Commentary Poland
4M AGODonald Tusk Left Polish elections Third Way Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz Commentary Poland

Poland’s liberal coalition government hasn’t formed yet, but it’s already reneging on campaign promises

It hasn’t taken long for top liberal opposition politicians to start backing out of the promises they had made to get elected, writes Polish columnist Grzegorz Wszołek

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Donald Tusk PiS PO Polish elections Referendum Ryszard Terlecki News Poland Trending
4M AGODonald Tusk PiS PO Polish elections Referendum Ryszard Terlecki News Poland Trending

Poland’s liberal-centrist election winners may have trouble forming a government, says senior PiS MP

The deputy speaker of the Sejm, Ryszard Terlecki, says that the opposition parties will not find it easy to form a government either, since the only thing that really united them was their “hatred for PiS”

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Donald Tusk Jarosław Kaczyński Polish elections Sławomir Mentzen Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz News Poland Trending
5M AGODonald Tusk Jarosław Kaczyński Polish elections Sławomir Mentzen Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz News Poland Trending

First reactions to exit poll results: Kaczyński plays waiting game, Tusk and Third Way celebrating

The parties reacted immediately to the exit poll, which showed the opposition having a majority of seats in parliament, even though the conservative PiS (Law and Justice) party won the most votes in the election and will be the largest party in parliament

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Donald Tusk Election Polish election News Poland
5M AGODonald Tusk Election Polish election News Poland

If pro-EU liberals win election, new Polish government given greenlight to violate rule of law

Donald Tusk has overtly claimed in recent months that in case of electoral victory on Oct. 15, as prime minister of Poland he will disregard all laws passed by the Polish parliament since 2015 which he finds to have been adopted in violation of the Polish constitution and/or EU law. For this reason, revoking unwanted laws will not require any debates or votes in the newly elected parliament.

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Donald Tusk Election campaign Jarosław Kaczyński Security Commentary Crime Poland
5M AGODonald Tusk Election campaign Jarosław Kaczyński Security Commentary Crime Poland

Polish election: Tusk’s opposition falters as PiS strengthens grip

In a pivotal weekend for Polish politics, just two weeks before the general election, Donald Tusk’s opposition failed to capitalize on crucial moments, allowing the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party to solidify its position, writes conservative columnist Michał Karnowski

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Confederation Donald Tusk Election campaign Polish opposition Commentary Poland
6M AGOConfederation Donald Tusk Election campaign Polish opposition Commentary Poland

Secret ‘Plan B’ of the left-liberal opposition in Poland: Alliance with right-wing Confederation Party

Donald Tusk is beginning to understand that he won’t take power in Poland on his own, so now the game is about implementing the secret “Plan B” of the opposition, writes conservative columnist Michał Karnowski

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Donald Tusk Election campaign Law and Justice PiS Polish opposition Commentary Poland
6M AGODonald Tusk Election campaign Law and Justice PiS Polish opposition Commentary Poland

Poland’s ruling conservatives are winning the most important battles as election approaches

Law and Justice (PiS) is running a substantive election campaign on serious, crucial issues, and the opposition stands no chance in these areas, writes editor of conservative Sieci magazine, Jacek Karnowski

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Belarus Civic Platform Donald Tusk illegal migrants Commentary Poland
7M AGOBelarus Civic Platform Donald Tusk illegal migrants Commentary Poland

By questioning the government’s actions on the border with Belarus, the Polish opposition is playing with fire

The tension on the border with Belarus amplified by the incident of Belarusian helicopters entering Polish airspace should lead the government and opposition to close ranks in defense of national security, but the liberal PO has other ideas, writes Mateusz Kosiński

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Donald Tusk politics Poland Donald Tusk elections migration Polish opposition Commentary Poland
8M AGODonald Tusk elections migration Polish opposition Commentary Poland

Poland: Tusk’s about-face on migration tests his credibility, but a third of voters will accept whatever he says

Donald Tusk’s criticism of the ruling party on migration policy may be hypocritical and reminiscent of the behavior of a dodgy car salesman, but he is believed by many voters and his tactics could prove successful, writes Marek Pyza

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Donald Tusk Lech Wałęsa Polish opposition Warsaw march News Poland
9M AGODonald Tusk Lech Wałęsa Polish opposition Warsaw march News Poland

Warsaw march saw Donald Tusk succeed in establishing dominance among the opposition, says Polish academic

According to Prof. Mieczysław Ryba, although the opposition march on Sunday was a success and has boosted Donald Tusk’s position as leader of the opposition, “the demonstration in Warsaw will not likely change anyone’s views”

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Civic Platform corruption Donald Tusk EPP European People’s Party News Poland
11M AGOCivic Platform corruption Donald Tusk EPP European People’s Party News Poland

Donald Tusk will not avoid being tied to corruption scandal, warns Polish MEP

Many politicians associated with the European People’s Party (EPP), including Donald Tusk, “are suffering from sleepless nights,” following the Belgian police raid on the EPP headquarters in Brussels, says Polish MEP Elżbieta Rafalska

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