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Jaroslaw Kaczynski

One way Trump is different from European nationalists

The Conversation US | Posted 01.18.2017 | Home
The Conversation US

By Brian Porter-Szücs, University of Michigan When comparing Europe and America, we frequently overlook differences that hide inside similarities. ...

Poles Are Taking to the Streets in Massive Numbers to Protest the Country's Shift to the Right

Christian Borys | Posted 05.07.2016 | Home
Christian Borys

LVIV, Ukraine -- In the past few months, alarm bells have been raised in Poland as critics of the country's new ruling party, Law and Justice, or PiS, speak out against what they believe are dangerous infringements on democracy and a wave of conspiratorial panic in the country. On Saturday, they flooded the streets to "defend the rule of law in Poland and its place in the European Union."

Poland's Tea Party Movement

John Feffer | Posted 03.02.2016 | Home
John Feffer

In the current Polish culture war the "worst sort" of Poles are fighting back. Demonstrations have again become commonplace in Warsaw, and the liberal left is banding together in the face of the new threat.

Reinventing Republicanism in Poland

John Feffer | Posted 04.17.2015 | Home
John Feffer

Poland has never been a particularly liberal country. In other words, its political culture has not focused on the individual or individual rights. Consider the great confrontation of the 1980s: between the collectivist ideology of the Communist Party and the spirit of solidarity of the opposition.

President Komorowski

Marek Matraszek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marek Matraszek

If Komorowski fails to disarm the opposition, in just over a year's time he may well find himself in the position of his predecessor -- possessing a popular mandate, but facing a hostile government and with no real influence.

Kaczynski Burial Plan Causes Split

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A row has broken out over the decision to bury Polish President Lech Kaczynski in Wawel Cathedral in Krakow - a place reserved for Poland's kings and ...

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Grieving Twin, May Step Into Polish President's Shoes

Times Online | Roger Boyes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Kaczynski rang his brother Jaroslaw from the cabin of his official Tupolev 154 jet. "It's all going according to plan," he said. "We'll be l...

Kaczynski Twin Death: Jaroslaw Loses Brother Lech, President Of Poland

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thousands upon thousands of Polish people are mourning the tragic plane crash death of their president, Lech Kaczynski. They've packed churches, light...