Op-ed: Poland’s autocratic counterrevolution draws nearer as the government violates constitution
12 December 2017
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A generation ago, Poland led the struggle to replace totalitarianism in central Europe with liberal democracy. Now, unfortunately, it has joined the vanguard of a counterrevolution that would dismantle the core institutions of a free society. In the past few days, its right-wing nationalist government has struck major blows against judicial independence and independent media. It appears to believe that neither the European Union nor the United States has the means or will to hold it accountable — and it may be right.
Read the full article here: The Washington Post