EU threats may polarise Poland

Poland faces pressure from the EU after ignoring warnings to back down on judiciary reforms, which are deemed undemocratic and a violation of the rule of law. But EU efforts to defend democratic values and show resilience may have significant divisive repercussions for Poland. The ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) in…

Coal nation Poland continues to power fine print…

[caption id="attachment_6111" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Photo: Wikimedia Commons[/caption] The pressure felt by the EU to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change is being used by Poland to gain concessions for their coal power plants. With…

Abortion will remain a debated topic in ‘new…

During ‘Black Monday’ thousands of Polish woman dressed in black took to the streets in a massive protest against new abortion laws. The Polish parliament quickly rejected the new law, but the discussion is far…

Poland’s Battle against Freedom

[caption id="attachment_5260" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Source: Pixabay.[/caption] Poland’s media landscape in 2016 has been transformed after controversial new laws have altered the nature of reporting in the country. Polish citizens and the European Union have both…

Poland – the European growth locomotive

In the time of the financial crisis many European countries got economically derailed, but one country stayed on track; Poland. Poland was the only economy in the EU to register positive economic growth in 2009 where…