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Protests In Poland Prevent Government Consolidation

Following weeks of protests, Poland’s President has decided to veto a controversial measure to consolidate the country's courts. The move was proposed by the majority Law and Justice party (PiS), a right-wing populist party which has been in power since 2015. Many feared the judicial consolidation would tear the country’s two-decade-old democracy apart, and pave the way for PiS to stay in power.

To learn more about the protests and Poland’s constitutional crisis, Worldview is joined by Carl Bindenagel, a Chicago-based freelance political analyst. 

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