12 October 2023, The Tablet

Poles apart at the ballot box

by Ben Sixsmith

Poles apart at the ballot box

An anti-government protest on Poland, where no party is likely to win a majority at the polls.
photo: Alamy, Grand Warszawski

As an increasingly prosperous but bitterly divided Poland prepares for parliamentary elections on 15 October, an English writer living there observes how the warring tribes of the political parties are themselves split over the economy, abortion, immigration and more.
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