Business Briefing: what Australia can learn from a Polish economist.
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Visiting Professor Andrzej Rzonca from the Warsaw School of Economics is in Australia to talk about growth, the European Union, Brexit and much more.
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Many talented African footballers follow the exodus to Europe's football leagues. But many are stuck in the lower leagues, without the glory and wealth they dream of.
A popular protest forced the government back down on its proposed ban, but Poland still has savagely restrictive abortion laws.
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The EU is investigating concerns that the national government is breaching shared values as it pushes through constitutional reforms.
The new, nationalist government is cutting ties in all directions, but it could soon run out of options.
With hardliners taking charge of the government and presidency in Warsaw, the migrant rhetoric is looking worrying. But how much will change in practice?
Poland has weathered the economic storm that engulfed Europe, but its centrist government has nonetheless been booted out. Why?
When they vote October 25 in parliamentary elections, Poles will be taking a dangerous step into the unknown, and the rest of Europe may not be far behind.
Andrzej Duda's Law and Justice party is more anti-Russian and eurosceptic than its main rival.
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