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Where is the Polish opposition heading?

The war in Ukraine, great economic problems faced by the whole of Europe, and enormous geopolitical and defense challenges — all of this should persuade political parties in Poland to debate over the future of the country. Party leaders have started their trips across Poland as the long election campaign enters the next stage, but […]
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Polish politics Law and Justice PiS Polish opposition Politics Commentary Poland
3 WEEKS AGOLaw and Justice PiS Polish opposition Politics Commentary Poland

A third term for ruling party would ensure Polish sovereignty

If Law and Justice (PiS) were to win a third term in next year’s parliamentary elections, it would prove that it is possible for a Polish government to pursue a sovereign course when faced with Russia, the EU and even the USA, says Jakub Maciejewski

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1M AGOCivic Platform Donald Tusk Law and Justice PiS Polish opposition Commentary Poland

The threats facing Poland are far bigger than inflation

Donald Tusk, the leader of the liberal opposition in Poland, spent most of his keynote address at the Civic Platform rally focused on rising prices while completely ignoring the war, Covid-19, and the way his German allies are compromised, writes Jakub Maciejewski for news portal wPolityce.pl

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2M AGOKyiv Macron Morawiecki Polish opposition Scholz Ukraine War Commentary Poland

Scholz and Macron want supplicants not partners on Ukraine

Macron, Scholz, and Draghi did not take the Polish president or prime minister with them to Kyiv, not because Poland matters too little but because it has become too significant for the tastes of “old Europe,” argues Jacek Karnowski for portal wPolityce.pl

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Polsat News Lech Kaczyński Jarosław Kaczyński Joanna Staniszkis Lech Kaczyński Paweł Śpiewak Polish opposition Commentary Poland
2M AGOJarosław Kaczyński Joanna Staniszkis Lech Kaczyński Paweł Śpiewak Polish opposition Commentary Poland

Polish politics already has its picture of the year

The scene from the Polish TV show depicting the reaction to an opposition politician’s shocking statement about the Kaczyński brothers deserves the award for best political picture of the year, writes Goran Andrijanić

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3M AGOLaw and Justice PiS Polish opposition Politics Ukraine war Commentary Poland

Poles rally around the flag but not necessarily the ruling conservative party

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine proved the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party had the best assessment of the threat Russia posed, but that has not translated into a surge for the ruling party because of other long-standing problems, writes Agaton Koziński for portal wp.pl

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3M AGOBrussels European Union May 3 Constitution of 1791 Polish opposition Ukraine Commentary Poland

Betrayal and patriotism define the battle between the EU and Poland

When the war broke out in Ukraine and Poland’s opposition attacked its own government in Brussels, Polish political commentator Wojciech Biedroń asks under which flag does the Polish society stand firmly today?

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Polish Senate Pegasus Krzysztof Brejza Pegasus spyware Polish opposition Polish Senate News Poland
7M AGOKrzysztof Brejza Pegasus spyware Polish opposition Polish Senate News Poland

Polish Senate votes in favor of a special commission to investigate alleged use of Pegasus surveillance software to spy on opposition politicians

The opposition-controlled upper house of the Polish parliament has voted in favor of appointing a commission to investigate cases of alleged surveillance using the Pegasus system

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9M AGOattack on Polish border Belarus Border Guard Polish opposition Commentary Poland

Poland’s soldiers and police defended the border, not Merkel’s talks with Putin and Lukashenko

When it became clear that illegal migrants could not force their way past the Polish border, the Polish opposition started a narrative in which Angela Merkel was to thank for defusing the situation, writes PiS MEP Zbigniew Kuźmiuk

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Rafał Trzaskowski Campus Poland Civic Platform Polish opposition Rafał Trzaskowski Sławomir Nitras Commentary Poland
11M AGOCampus Poland Civic Platform Polish opposition Rafał Trzaskowski Sławomir Nitras Commentary Poland

German-funded event turns into PR nightmare for Poland’s left-wing opposition

‘Campus Poland’, the ambitious project backed by German funding, has turned into a total PR catastrophe due to the Polish opposition’s lack of political vision, writes Goran Andrijanić for portal wPolityce.pl

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2 YEARS AGO Donald Trump Andrzej Duda Poland Polish opposition Riots US US Congress Commentary

The unbridled lust for power of Poland’s liberal-left

The dramatic events which took place in the American Capitol should be a warning signal of the threat posed by the actions of liberal-left in Poland who are trying to regain power using aggressive street demonstrations, writes Wojciech Wybranowski for Remix News

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Grzegorz Schetyna PO Poland Polish opposition Robert Biedroń Spring party Commentary
3 YEARS AGOGrzegorz Schetyna PO Poland Polish opposition Robert Biedroń Spring party Commentary

A Platform of lefties

The Civic Platform (PO), Poland’s main liberal opposition party is veering to the extreme left. Its already saying that it backs gay marriage. This shift is coming about as the party becomes increasingly aware that it cannot compete with the United Right led by the Law and Justice (PiS) party, writes Wojciech Mucha.

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