At the beginning of January, two “Citizens’ Bills” on abortion rights were submitted to the Polish parliament. On the one side, reactionaries want a ban on abortion even when the foetus is malformed, while, on the other, the movement Ratujmy Kobiety (Save Women) demands the right of abortion on request for up to 12 weeks of...

The policies of Poland’s ruling ‘Law and Justice’ party, over the last two years, have thrown up one protest movement after another across the country. While largely maintaining its base of support among section of the working class due to a number of popular social reforms, the government's reactionary and Bonapartist measures keep...

IN RECENT months Poland has been swept by a wave of strikes and protests. The most spectacular is the struggle of the Silesian miners. They are protesting against plans by the Social Democratic (SLD) government to close four mines and cut 14,000 jobs.

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