Expert Commentary

Poland Inches Closer to “Illiberal Democracy”

Aleksander Smolar
President, Stefan Batory Foundation

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The Author is Aleksander Smolar

Aleksander Smolar is President of the Stefan Batory Foundation in Warsaw, an independent private Polish foundation established by American financier and philanthropist George Soros. Smolar is also Senior Researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris. Between 1971 and 1989, Smolar was an active member of the Polish diaspora on behalf of opposition movements in his native Poland and other Eastern European countries. In 1974 he founded the political quarterly,... Read More

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