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Free City of Gdańsk – How Poland’s window to the world rises against populism

2018-08-20T23:12:15+00:00

BY WOJCIECH CIESLA Gdańsk, Poland’s window to the world and cradle of the Solidaritydemocracy movement, raises the flag again against a wave of populism sweeping the country. In an icy chill, residents of Gdańsk, never before connected to any movement, are protesting outside a local court against a new law of the Law and Justice party (PiS) that seeks to subordinate the judiciary and local elections to government authority. Around 400 people have gathered in the cold. They carry lit candles, their symbol of defiance. Across Poland tens of thousands more have taken to the streets to protest against [...]

Free City of Gdańsk – How Poland’s window to the world rises against populism2018-08-20T23:12:15+00:00