Michał Bilewicz

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When Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, or PiS) passed three bills in July to try to wrest control of the country’s judicial system, Poles pushed back quickly. Thousands rallied in the streets of Warsaw, Wrocław, Poznań, Kraków and smaller towns — including strongholds of the right-wing PiS in the east of the country.

The protesting crowds were large and loud, but there was another factor: The PiS used derogatory language, and showed contempt for the rule of law. The radicalization of political language, our research shows, may have backfired for Poland’s ruling party by causing a rift in the conservative camp.…  Seguir leyendo »