Poland is pushing the EU into crisis
Poland’s far-right party is subverting democracy, and setting the country on a collision course with the EU.
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Poland is changing. In 2015, the far-right Law and Justice party, or PiS, won both the presidential election and a slim parliamentary majority. Since then, they’ve been working to cement their power by firing judges, purging the military and civil service, and cracking down on protesters and the media. All of this has put the country on a collision course with the European Union that could threaten Europe’s hard-won peace and prosperity following centuries of conflict.
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  • Vox

    Two corrections: At <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="437">7:17</a> Viktor Orban is incorrectly described as President, when he is actually the Prime Minister. At <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="327">5:27</a> and <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="452">7:32</a> Finland is mislabeled as not being a member state of the European Union. Finland joined the EU in 1995.


      @Bart Hrk no not really.

    • mscape H
      mscape H

      Poland is just smarter then to accept the totaltarianship of the Eu councel which in agenda is not to help people nor the trade but to force political extreme leftism apon countrys by force and also to make 1 state owning countrys and attacking there sovergnity

    • Andrew

      *coughs* You mistakes title EU is pushing Poland in to Chris not the other way

    • Gremlin

      You are the very reason god created a heart attack

    • The Alright Tank Historian
      The Alright Tank Historian

      Another correction: the EU and Poland should be switched around in your title

  • Alex Mulvihill
    Alex Mulvihill

    What a terrible country

  • Nightcore // Tunez
    Nightcore // Tunez

    People: were should we go Europe:may all of them lots of countries to visit in Europe Nice Jeff:I love Italy Jack:I love Germany Bill:I love Poland the bills are cheap Europe hey you want to visit a country in the European Union that isn’t a part of it People:sure Switzerland:noice its guna bee maee Jeff:hey your right let’s visit brexit or Britain Switzerland:excuse me

  • michał michal
    michał michal

    Lazdy muslim niech pamieta wpierdol w polsce to rzecz swita

  • Nightcore // Tunez
    Nightcore // Tunez

    Who watched a Gordon Ramsay ad before this 😂 lol

  • Niewidzialny tęczowy jednorożec z czerwonym tyłkiem z homoplanety wege cyklistów
    Niewidzialny tęczowy jednorożec z czerwonym tyłkiem z homoplanety wege cyklistów

    I'm from Poland, and it's true, PiS party is still in power just because of its social programs that our economy can't afford to (Let my explain: They buying votes! Let my explain the explanation: People resign the rule of law to be bought by own money!), Investments stopped because everything go to social programs, taxes are raising because it's still not enough, PiS drained special propose funds (that created to protect our economy in crisis's) by allocating it to fund social programs

  • T Yes
    T Yes

    You disgust my people

  • Gunner fox
    Gunner fox

    EU: you’ve become the same thing you swore to destroy! Poland: if your not with me your against me!

  • Mike Agate
    Mike Agate

    Thank God someone is! The sooner the EU collapses the better for all True Europeans!

  • Joanne Gozon
    Joanne Gozon

    I love you Poland. Filipino here. Keep your country a Polish country.

  • S P
    S P

    Poland??? Always sting country

  • Samara Dumpty
    Samara Dumpty

    Love to Poland from Spain. Disliked this video :/

  • Cor scientia
    Cor scientia

    This is proof conservatives shouldn't be given power. They ruin everything...

  • Daniel Hill-2021
    Daniel Hill-2021

    Vox: overlooks Poland’s terrible and unfortunate history Also Vox: lets criticize them for making decisions for themselves Also Vox: you guys don’t deserve to live

  • Daniel Hill-2021
    Daniel Hill-2021

    Can Poland get a break? Can they please be a country for once? It’s not like they have been constantly invaded, tortured and destroyed as a nation by outside forces. For once can they have their nation? This is a terrible video.

  • Mustafa Küçükkürtül
    Mustafa Küçükkürtül

    I think the roots of the problems in Europe are generally two things: Muslim “refugees” and Russia and its aim to broaden their influence in Europe. What do you say guys?

    • Joanne Gozon
      Joanne Gozon

      Muslims only dear.

  • Ajay Malik
    Ajay Malik

    So a channel which first tells about World borders now using these earned subscribers for there propoganda. Shame

  • Ayush Raj
    Ayush Raj

    They are smart they know, "AMNESTY FOR ALL" policy will be the main reason behind their collapse.

  • Ayush Raj
    Ayush Raj

    Great job Poland👍👍🇵🇱🇵🇱🇵🇱

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      Ayush Raj no

  • Γιάννης Πατσής
    Γιάννης Πατσής

    Video: maybe the way Poland breaks EU laws but takes EU benefits and moves towards authoritarianism is bad Comments: HaTeR

  • mat mankowski
    mat mankowski

    And after second world war Polish expirience saying that Poland is nazistic after you see transparent hanged by few people is unfair. Please don't have narrow view, a few people is not whole Poland. If few people vote for death penalty for expample it does not mean that we have death penalty here, same with racism. Again some false view video about Poland, who have interest in?

  • mat mankowski
    mat mankowski

    I'm Polish and in my opinion it's political video. Someone have interest to publish this trash. People please have your own opinion !

  • Nexus

    Donald tusk, charismatic?! Are you serious?! He betrayed us that rat who sold us to the EU

  • M D
    M D

    Kick, Poland, Greece, Portugal, Bulgaria out of EU, they bankrupts the EU with their shity economy. Greetings from France

    • Aldronex

      @Alex Mulvihill If that's what you want to believe, but the poles are happy and proud

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      Aldronex Poland’s economy will collapse with the next recession they’re not prepared. And the Eu “governs” their laws are minimal and optional. Thy give money and help make a stronger European economy

    • Aldronex

      @Alex Mulvihill that's not the point , besides Poland's economy is booming anyhow. Why should the EU govern other countries

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      Aldronex the French have a strong economy

    • Aldronex

      Says the frenchie haha

  • dennis p
    dennis p

    Poland is the best

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      dennis p no

  • Moczul

    as a Pole all I can say that is: True.

  • miladmzz

    Poland is the type of friend who sticks around at your home for the dinner but leaves when he has to wash the dishes!

  • Abhishek Palkar
    Abhishek Palkar

    Can you make something on indian media ,like how its degrading after the arrival of narendra modi

  • The High Inquisitor of the Church of the Wombats
    The High Inquisitor of the Church of the Wombats

    Why do people hate the EU so much, and why can’t Polish people see that PiS is ruining the country. My Babcia (Polish nan) told me this very sad thing once “people have it too good now... without the EU we will have war again in Europe”

  • a man
    a man


  • Neel Anil
    Neel Anil

    Poland is on the right track. Poland has right to protect it's border. Go Poland.

  • Steel Nerves
    Steel Nerves

    Poland went into an anti-islam frenzy. Despite there being no muslims there. A fearful and insecure country.

  • Selçuk Dilek
    Selçuk Dilek

    Leave European countries alone and focus on your own American issues. An *important* thing is scalability. 2 People from different backgrounds can like eachother but when they start coming in entire groups/masses there might be aggression, even very hostile cultures are like this. The scalability the left doesn't care about.

  • Максим Черемисов
    Максим Черемисов

    If Poland is one of ones European countries which respect itself and it'sbown interests, does it mean for you that it's dangerous or far right? Don't listen from dictators from Brussels and stay strong as you always been. Respect and best wishes from Russia!

    • Максим Черемисов
      Максим Черемисов

      @PolskaLover 2005 Вы не можете ждать помощи от Путина, потому что он не может помочь самой России. Жизнь в России не сильно лучше Болгарии, и вы смените одних поработителей на других. Мне жаль за Болгарию, я вижу что находясь в Евросоюзе вы живёте так же бедно, но поверьте, с Россией жить богаче вы не станете.

    • PolskaLover 2005
      PolskaLover 2005

      Как девушка, имеющий немного русской крови (мое происхождение в основном болгарское), кажется, что очень немногие европейские страны могут защитить свои интересы, и это Польша, Россия, Венгрия а теперь и Греция. Нам нужна помощь от Путина или Орбана здесь, в Болгарии, мы сдались давно и нас порабощает Брюссель.

  • Gofna Gmbh
    Gofna Gmbh

    Please brothers dont go the way as we in Germany you are smarter than we were, we can live in peace!!!

    • R4


  • KarolB1

    Looks like Germany government paid him money - _-

  • sgt__ malice
    sgt__ malice

    I think is time for american and Russia to help together to take out the EU. help save Poland from the socialist EU

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      sgt__ malice they’re not socialist

    • Максим Черемисов
      Максим Черемисов

      Now we both can't help ourselves even

  • Chase

    God bless Poland 🇵🇱, may they continue to promote our Lord Jesus Christ!!!

  • Atlas 66
    Atlas 66

    Poland is doing everything right, due to the fact that there are no immigrants who do not work and receive benefits from taxpayers. This is a very safe country (:

  • Kamer Plant
    Kamer Plant

    Poland wants money but not wants to do something for it and the Eu is till giving it money....

  • Marceli Pietrasik
    Marceli Pietrasik

    Sorry but l live in Poland and it is the best time we live in . This film is not true.

  • Octavio Moreno
    Octavio Moreno

    Muslims are pushing the EU into crisis, is the real new

  • pavan noolvi
    pavan noolvi

    The way EU is handling Coronavirus shows how EU itself is in crisis.

  • KD10

    Nice. Poland should be russia and germany

  • Chris Stone
    Chris Stone

    Poland is defending its own culture. No Muslim is part of that!

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      Chris Stone too bad

  • DownsviewD


  • David Casling
    David Casling

    Don't worry Poland the EU is finished.u don't deserve the EU

    • David Casling
      David Casling

      @Alex Mulvihill hope so for your guys

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      David Casling the Eu is getting bettee

  • Emily Hartley
    Emily Hartley

    Good for Poland!

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      Emily Hartley no

  • JakeS Bujie
    JakeS Bujie

    Poland: *Drives the Eu into a crisis Germany: -I gues i have to do it again

  • DROCKusamongus

    Chad Poland is redpilled and based.

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      DROCKusamongus no

  • Divyanshu kunwar
    Divyanshu kunwar

    Love and support to Poland from India.

  • Jacob Guffey
    Jacob Guffey

    Maybe the reason Poland is embracing it's Culture, WHITE POLISH CULTURE because they are one of the few countries left in Europe that can truly say they are still a European Country. The EU is a bully and by no means Democratic, government officials in the EU aren't re-elected they're reassigned by the EU. Maybe Poland is so jagged towards the EU because thousands of their ancestors died to protect Poland from being apart of a Police state run by Germany. And what is the EU these days? Oh yeah right a Police State run by Germany.

  • ZigM4 666
    ZigM4 666

    Poland & the Polish people are based from birth. Meanwhile Germans are becoming foreigners in their own country.. could this be the good gods punishment on the germans for what they did during world war 2?

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      ZigM4 666 Germans arenr becoming foreigners

  • Sebastian

    The way this video describe Poland, It's like we have nukes ready to go off and we threatened the world, jezz. Peace

    • Alex Mulvihill
      Alex Mulvihill

      Sebastian your a horrible country

  • Political meme
    Political meme

    far right party xddd they are left but k

  • Its ya boi Craig
    Its ya boi Craig

    Weakass Poland will get invaded again

  • Happi. er
    Happi. er

    Oh buddy you Don't know anything about Donald Tusk and PO. Please stop this Cause you are hurting polish people's hearts we had hard times while They were goverment :)(.

  • kinio ten prawdziwy
    kinio ten prawdziwy

    Vox - to much TV ...don't be evil, don't lie about Poland, I would like the US to have half a beautiful history like Poland ;)

  • Hubertman LP
    Hubertman LP

    If something isn't pro-EU it isn't democratic, comrade!

  • Дмитрий Дроздов
    Дмитрий Дроздов

    Niech żyje Wielka Polska! Niech żyje Wielki Słowiański rewanż!

  • Stan Refermat
    Stan Refermat

    im a proud polish-american, my great-great-great grandfather came to new york in 1888, and it’s sad to see vox trying to label any political move by poland that doesn’t fit their agenda as “sabotage” or “dangerous.” white nationalist movements do not represent the vast majority of poles, or pis voters by any means.

  • Rody Zoomer
    Rody Zoomer

    Great video vox, keep them coming. Gr from the Netherlands

  • Jetix

    Support to Poland from Slovakia🇸🇰❤️🇵🇱 Bratia

  • Carnous

    High hopes for Polish people Nicest people I met. Greetings from syria.

  • a Tree
    a Tree

    I am Polish and I agree. PiS ruined the country.

  • Praj Pawar
    Praj Pawar

    Greetings and love from India! We support the Polish people

  • Eagles 22
    Eagles 22

    Poland was the victim of some of the biggest wars in history and was invaded and enslaved by multiple nations they were slaughtered and had genocide committed against them they know exactly why patriotism and rallying together as a people is important I respect them and wish USA followed in their footsteps 🇺🇸🇵🇱

    • Hunaou

      I’m American thanks! :D We Good Buds!

  • Vermeulen Pertheus
    Vermeulen Pertheus

    "WhiTe sUprEmAciSts!!"

  • Kaj Marinov
    Kaj Marinov


  • Stone Alone
    Stone Alone

    Racja polska jest przejebana dlatego spierdalam do hiszpanii

  • Hrhsh Dhdhdhd
    Hrhsh Dhdhdhd

    But Poland is the safest eu country :)

  • Nixc c
    Nixc c

    Leave EU then

  • Traxes

    You go Poland 💪💪💪💪

  • Wojciech Stankowski
    Wojciech Stankowski

    Wha' A BullS*** XD

  • Sam Nit
    Sam Nit

    The EU parliament shouldn't always dictate terms to the other members there should be a liberal understanding.

  • Vlogalicious

    No offense, but I feel like the video over simplifies and slightly over dramatises the issues presented... I keep up with Polish politics and often watch Polish news networks despite living abroad, and I'll admit that I'm also not a huge fan of PiS, to put it mildly, but this stuff is a little more... Nuanced, if that makes sense?....

    • A person
      A person

      The first part of your comment is vox in a nutshell

  • MegKBaker

    Poland is one of them countries who can't get a break. It's kinda of sad

  • Tim g star
    Tim g star

    Right wing ? Ok

  • Kazik Korczak
    Kazik Korczak


  • Piotronator kupa
    Piotronator kupa

    Poland is the best country in Europe actually.

    • Tell tales
      Tell tales

      @Aldronex Countries don't keep developing rates aren't the same per year but you have a point but it can turn like Greece. With that considered it is currently not the best.

    • Aldronex

      @Tell tales Its really not as poor as people make it out to be, its developed and its ecenomy rapidly rising. The richest of those in the east who've fallen

    • Tell tales
      Tell tales

      @Aldronex The reason why eastern europe is poor is due to ww2

    • Tell tales
      Tell tales

      @Aldronex which is why its poor, it get crushed by 2 giant powers all the time, first the partions, second napoleonic times and last ww2

    • Aldronex

      @Tell tales Geographically Central