This February, Legutko’s representative moved for the case to be examined by the Supreme Court, which serves as the court of last resort in Poland’s judiciary. In this piece, Tomasz will provide his own commentary on the situation.
If I had to choose from among politicians, who are active now or used to be active some time ago, without doubt I would list Kwaśniewski because of his ability to cross the limits; it can be stated that he is a master of reaching compromises.
Why should an unelected official located somewhere thousands of kilometers away prohibit the tobacco manufacturer from adding even a garlic flavour if he wishes to do so, and why could not a consumer enjoy his or her favourite mint flavour?
Compared to the previous year, tax burden was on the rise – the average European employee pays more than 45% of income in taxes.
Does Europe remain focused on austerity and structural changes as its preferred strategy to deal with crisis? Most likely not.
A survey in 1995 in 34 US states showed that the advantages of the outsourcing of road management have been used by up to 37% of the cities, and in the period of 1987-1995, the number increased by 19%.
International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said the U.S. government’s debt reduction plans are too abrupt, which could cause the U.S. economy to contract by over one and a half per cent.
Opponents of the austerity policy have forgotten that one of the main causes of our current problems is not saving in response to the crisis.
According to the influential American academic and opinion leader, Zbigniew Brzezinski, the EU-US trade agreement may stop the downfall of the West, revive transatlantic relations and balance the influence of China.
This is a hallmark of protectionism; it doesn’t matter what people want to buy – current producers have to be preserved at any cost, and competition kept away.