Poland's Identity Crisis

COMING OF AGE AS A DEMOCRACY

The defeat of Poland’s Law and Justice Party in parliamentary elections on October 21 meant the end of a government that had come to be seen as an aberration in Eastern Europe. Just two years ago, Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczy’nski’s party won on the strength of a reform agenda, which seemed to promise greater protection to those most affected by Poland’s economic hardships. Since then, however, the party has backed itself into a corner...

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Jonathan Luxmoore writes from Oxford and Warsaw. His book, Rethinking Christendom: Europe’s Struggle for Christianity, is published by Gracewing.

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