Уроки, извлеченные из Польши Качиньских

Поражение партии «Право и Справедливость» близнецов Качиньских (PiS) в Польше принесло вздохи облегчения по всей Европы. Но по мере того, как новое правительство Дональда Туска вступает в должность, для всех нас важно извлечь уроки из их поражения.

Многие правительства растрачивают впустую хорошие экономические времена, откладывая реформы, небходимые для построения процветающего будущего. Правительство во главе с PiS, избранное в 2005 году, унаследовало быстрорастущую экономику, но не сделало ничего для того, чтобы укрепить это наследие. Вместо этого была заблокирована приватизация, в то время как финансовые реформы и отмена госконтроля остались лишь предложениями на бумаге.

На самом деле, правительство Качиньских проводило программу антиреформ. Разделение власти (независимая судебная власть и центральный банк) было подорвано в пользу "сильного" государства. PiS захватила общественные СМИ, а главная прокуратура была политизирована и с помощью СМИ превращена в инструмент партийной пропаганды, целью которого было показать, что Польшей управляют злобные скрытые силы, известные как układ , которые обманывают поляков и держат их в бедности.

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