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    Populist Poland May Prove Popular Yet

    Are they poles apart? Poland’s been the EU’s economic-growth darling, boasting a world-leading 24 years without recession. Last year, though, it drew ire for electing the authoritarian and protectionist Law and Justice Party, an early domino toppling toward the world of Brexit and Trump. Now the EU’s investigating the state of democracy in Lech Walesa’s homeland, and some investors are steering clear. But many think the 38 million-strong republic, with its world-class educational system, highly skilled workers and cheap labor, remains on a long-term high-growth trajectory.

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