Poland Censors Itself

The Polish government attacks freedom of speech and alienates its allies

There was a time, in the not so distant past, when Poland showed the world the importance of freedom of speech.  Thirty-five years after a horrible war, a bit more than three decades into communist rule, Polish workers took a stand that changed the entire international discussion of human rights.  In August 1980, workers at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk …

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