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Belarus border illegal migrants Marcin Kierwiński Commentary Poland
6D AGOBelarus border illegal migrants Marcin Kierwiński Commentary Poland

Poland’s new interior minister has finally woken up to the migrant crisis on the Belarusian border

Donald Tusk’s Minister of Internal Affairs Marcin Kierwiński has announced the strengthening of Poland’s border with Belarus due to the ongoing migrant crisis, something he had not seen before, writes columnist Rafał Ziemkiewicz

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David Cameron Donald Trump meeting National interest Commentary Poland
6D AGODavid Cameron Donald Trump meeting National interest Commentary Poland

Poland should take a leaf out of the British pragmatic playbook on Trump

Poles may feel they have been maligned by Western pragmatism during our history, but in international politics pragmatism is no bad thing as witnessed by British Foreign Minister David Cameron visiting Donald Trump, writes PiS MEP Ryszard Czarnecki

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Donald Tusk Local Elections Politics Szymon Hołownia Commentary Poland
2 WEEKS AGODonald Tusk Local Elections Politics Szymon Hołownia Commentary Poland

Tusk devours novice Szymon Hołownia who becomes the butt of political jokes

Szymon Hołownia’s grace period has ended, transforming from the hope of Polish politics into a subject of ridicule, as Donald Tusk, the alpha of the coalition, firmly establishes dominance, writes columnist Mariusz Staniszewski

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Local Elections PiS Politics strategy Commentary Poland
3 WEEKS AGOLocal Elections PiS Politics strategy Commentary Poland

Can Poland’s conservatives learn from their mistakes? PiS rolls out new local election strategy

In a strategic pivot for the upcoming local elections, Poland’s Law and Justice (PiS) party aims to lower the emotional climate to curb anti-PiS voter mobilization amid falling Third Way alliance support and a more optimistic outlook than in previous months, writes political commentator Kamila Baranowska

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Jarosław Kaczyński Parliamentary commitee Pegasus Commentary Poland
4 WEEKS AGOJarosław Kaczyński Parliamentary commitee Pegasus Commentary Poland

The triumph of Jarosław Kaczyński before the parliamentary committee on surveillance has made the Polish authorities tremble

The leader of the Law and Justice (PiS) party knocked out the parliamentary committee members during Friday’s hearing in the Sejm, writes political commentator Michał Karnowski

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Ammunition ASAP program EU Germany Ukraine Commentary Poland
4 WEEKS AGOAmmunition ASAP program EU Germany Ukraine Commentary Poland

Germany devours EU ammunition funds but fails to deliver to Ukraine

It should come as no surprise that most of the money for the production of missiles for Ukraine is going to Germany, a country that is cheating on helping Ukraine, is permanently failing to keep its allied commitments to NATO and has helped Russia, writes journalist and expert for the Warsaw Enterprise Institute think tank, Dariusz Matuszak

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Election European Right Green Deal Portugal Commentary Poland
1M AGOElection European Right Green Deal Portugal Commentary Poland

The Portuguese continue European trend of veering right ahead of EU elections

Portugal’s recent elections reveal a significant response to the EU’s Green Deal, with environmental parties failing to secure seats in parliament, a trend echoed across Europe and signaling a broader political shift, writes Polish Conservative (PiS) MEP Ryszard Czarnecki

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CPK Donald Tusk Infrastructure Left-liberal government modernization Commentary Poland
1M AGOCPK Donald Tusk Infrastructure Left-liberal government modernization Commentary Poland

Poland: Tusk coalition faces backlash for undermining infrastructure development in favor of cultural changes

Donald Tusk’s administration faces criticism for allowing party politics to hinder significant infrastructure projects like the Central Communication Port (CPK), much to the Polish public’s dismay, writes Mariusz Staniszewski for the Tygodnik Solidarność magazine

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Andrzej Duda Donald Tusk Emmanuel Macron NATO Ukraine Commentary Poland
2M AGOAndrzej Duda Donald Tusk Emmanuel Macron NATO Ukraine Commentary Poland

Polish soldiers in Ukraine war would be a ‘suicidal step,’ warns top Polish commentator

No Polish government has the right to embroil the country in the Ukraine conflict, writes senior Polish political commentator Łukasz Warzecha after reports that some European states are considering such a move

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European Conservatives and Reformists European Union Hungary Commentary Poland
2M AGOEuropean Conservatives and Reformists European Union Hungary Commentary Poland

Hungarian and European conservatives must learn from Tusk’s authoritarian rule in Poland

The right in Europe needs to sit up and take notice of what is happening in Poland and the implications of in terms of what may be tried elsewhere, writes Michał Karnowski for portal wPolityce.pl

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Alexei Navalny Russia Vladimir Putin Commentary Poland
2M AGOAlexei Navalny Russia Vladimir Putin Commentary Poland

Liberals are shedding crocodile tears over Navalny’s death

Navalny remains an enigma, as we still do not know enough about his view of the world and what kind of Russia he wanted, but his death marks the end of false hopes in the West that there could be an alternative Russian leader they could do business with again, writes Jakub Maciejewski for news outlet wPolityce.pl

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Abortion constitutional amendment France Marine Le Pen Commentary France Remix Exclusive Trending
2M AGOAbortion constitutional amendment France Marine Le Pen Commentary France Remix Exclusive Trending

France soon to proudly enshrine ‘freedom’ to kill children in the womb in its constitution

Last Tuesday, the French National Assembly massively voted in favor of an amendment that would make a woman’s “freedom to abort” part of the constitution. This could open the way to suppressing any time limit for abortions on demand, as well as the current conscience clause protections that benefit health professionals.

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EU Jarosław Kaczyński Mateusz Morawiecki Rule fo law Commentary Poland
3M AGOEU Jarosław Kaczyński Mateusz Morawiecki Rule fo law Commentary Poland

Poland’s rule of law battle with the EU: A grand farce?

Jarosław Kaczyński’s recent assertion that the EU’s fight for rule of law in Poland is “nothing but a grand comedy” has sparked both controversy and a moment of harsh truth, writes Paweł Lisicki, editor of the conservative Do Rzeczy weekly

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Attack on media Civic Platform Donald Tusk National Prosecutor Commentary Poland
3M 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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Poland map Left-liberal government PiS PO Politics State Commentary Poland
3M AGOLeft-liberal government PiS PO Politics State Commentary Poland

Tusk’s ‘clean up’ act of Polish institutions could have far worse consequences than anything done by his predecessors

The justification of “cleaning up after PiS” has become a ubiquitous mantra for the current government in Poland. Yet, instead of witnessing a cleanup, we are plunged into unprecedented chaos, writes conservative columnist Łukasz Warzecha

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Breach of law Donald Tusk Left-liberal government TVP Commentary Poland
3M 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
3M 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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Andrzej Anusz Donald Tusk Polish politics Szymon Hołownia Commentary Poland
3M 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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New coalition PO Szymon Hołownia The Third Way Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz Commentary Poland
4M AGONew coalition PO Szymon Hołownia The Third Way Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz Commentary Poland

The losers of the battle for public media in Poland will be Tusk’s allies: The Third Way party

The leaders of the Third Way coalition, Szymon Hołownia and Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, share political and possibly legal responsibility for the new government’s coup against public media, making them more dependent on the Civic Platform leader, writes political commentator and media specialist Wiktor Świetlik

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Commentary European Union Germany Hungary Migration News Trending
4M AGOCommentary European Union Germany Hungary Migration News Trending

EU asylum deal proves our elite don’t really believe ‘diversity is our strength’

The new EU migration pact will allow countries like Germany to dump their migrants on Hungary — or pay a massive fine. It’s a form of tremendous blackmail, and a clear sign that liberals do not believe their own open borders rhetoric.

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Andrzej Duda coup Donald Tusk freedom of speech Media TVP Commentary Poland
4M 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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Frontline state Russia Threat Ukraine Commentary Poland
4M AGOFrontline state Russia Threat Ukraine Commentary Poland

Poland: What it means to be a frontline state

As examples from former West Germany, Israel and Finland show, being a frontline state does not just mean living in the shadow of a potential disaster, but can also lead to increased stature and development, which requires a systemic effort and engagement of the entire society, writes Marek A. Cichocki

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Belarus IOC Olympic Games 2024 Paris Russia Commentary Poland
4M AGOBelarus IOC Olympic Games 2024 Paris Russia Commentary Poland

Allowing Russian and Belarusian athletes at the Olympics is a betrayal of Ukraine’s suffering

Marek Pyza criticizes the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for allowing Russian and Belarusian athletes into the 2024 Paris Games, arguing it’s a betrayal not only to Ukraine but to the integrity of international sports

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Civic Platform Law and Justice New coalition Public Media Commentary Poland
4M AGOCivic Platform Law and Justice New coalition Public Media Commentary Poland

Poland’s new left-liberal rulers plan to take full control of country’s media

The new left-liberal parliamentary majority wants to dissolve several state institutions and stop major investment to help them achieve their goal of taking complete control of all media, writes editor-in-chief of Polska press group Dorota Kania

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Law nad Justice Opposition PiS Social contract Commentary Poland
4M AGOLaw nad Justice Opposition PiS Social contract Commentary Poland

Polish conservatives need to offer a social contract to defend Poles’ interests, rights, and freedoms

The outgoing ruling party has begun its spell in opposition by successfully scuppering the new majority’s plans to benefit foreign interests in the construction of wind farms and must now give a lead in defending Polish interests, rights and freedoms, writes editor of Polish Sieci weekly Jacek Karnowski

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Donald Tusk, Mateusz Morawiecki Donald Tusk EU Federalism Mateusz Morawiecki Commentary Poland
4M 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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Ukrainian flags in front of the European Parliament building. EU Membership Polish-Ukrainian relations Ukraine Commentary Poland Trending
4M AGOEU Membership Polish-Ukrainian relations Ukraine Commentary Poland Trending

‘No’ to EU membership for Ukraine

The debate intensifies in Poland over the economic and strategic consequences of Ukraine’s potential EU membership, as concerns about national interest and sovereignty come to the forefront, writes Polish conservative political commentator and writer Rafał Ziemkiewicz

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History Polish Lithuanian-Commonwealth Polishness Sociology Commentary Poland
5M AGOHistory Polish Lithuanian-Commonwealth Polishness Sociology Commentary Poland

Poland: A new study shows many Poles are ashamed to be Polish, but this trend goes back centuries

The belief that Poland is a source of shame, must subordinate itself, and only the Western model is the right one to follow, is not new for Polish society, writes Professor Andrzej Nowak, a historian from Jagiellonian University in Kraków

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European Parliament European Union Treaty change Commentary Poland
5M AGOEuropean Parliament European Union Treaty change Commentary Poland

Let’s stop the Treaty change! — Polish MEP calls for EU citizens to stand up to Brussels’ latest power grab

“Before we realize it, we might wake up in a completely new reality where the EU executive will divide and rule, and Poles will be merely a population inhabiting a specified territory,” warns Law and Justice (PiS) MEP Jadwiga Wiśniewska

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border controls Germany illegal migrants Commentary Poland Trending
5M AGOborder controls Germany illegal migrants Commentary Poland Trending

Germany wants to shift migrant border checks to Polish territory — and it could lead to a domino effect across Europe

Germany has proposed moving its border checks to Polish soil to combat illegal immigration and human trafficking, sparking potential policy shifts and regional tensions in Eastern Europe, writes Jakub Maciejewski for Poland’s wPolityce.pl

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Corruption charges European Parliament Patryk Jaki Włodzimierz Karpiński Commentary Poland
5M AGOCorruption charges European Parliament Patryk Jaki Włodzimierz Karpiński Commentary Poland

Tusk’s former minister becoming an MEP despite his ongoing corruption scandal is a fitting addition to Brussels

The move is unbelievable and shameful but in keeping with the political environment in the de facto EU capital, claims conservative commentator and writer Rafał Ziemkiewicz

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Deputy Speaker Donald Tusk Elżbieta Witek Isolation PiS Commentary Poland
5M 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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