EU billions were poured into Poland’s infrastructure. A liberal economic policy attracted investors. But the current national conservative PiS party could reverse this success story.
Poland recently passed a bill that bans spontaneous protests and allows police surveillance at this year’s world climate summit. Civil society groups say Poland wants to silence environmental defenders.
Set against EU chastisement of Warsaw and volatility in global share prices, the Polish economy and stock market remain oases of calm confidence. DW asked the new head of the Warsaw bourse, Marek Dietl, if it can last.
What's wrong with the EU? Poland and Hungary, who only joined the bloc 13 years ago, are increasingly turning to nationalism. DW examines a phenomenon that has been smoldering for some time.
Poland’s soon-to-be Prime Minister Morawiecki has two years until the next elections to show if he will go down as another Jaroslaw Kaczynski puppet or a modernizing force. The ex-banker has his work cut out for him.
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