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Kaczyński is right: The collapse of Poland’s fertility rate is driven by cultural and social factors

There is outrage from Poland’s liberal media and among opposition politicians after Law and Justice (PiS) leader Jarosław Kaczyński claimed that excessive drinking among young women was to blame for the country’s low birthrate. However, the reality is that problems with alcohol have had numerous consequence for Polish society, with falling birthrates being just one […]