The Gdansk Liberals: An Exemplification of Polish Pragmatic Liberalism
Institute of Political Science Polish Academy of Science, Polna, Warszawa, Poland
- *Corresponding Author:
- Piotr B
Institute of Political Science Polish Academy of Science
Polna, Warszawa, Poland
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: June 14, 2017; Accepted date: June 28, 2017; Published date: June 30, 2017
Citation: Piotr B (2017) The Gdansk Liberals: An Exemplification of Polish Pragmatic Liberalism. J Pol Sci Pub Aff 5: 268. doi: 10.4172/2332-0761.1000268
Copyright: © 2017 Piotr B. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The purpose of article “Gdansk’s liberals – pragmatic liberalism” is to present the ideology and socio-political program of the Gdansk liberals. Subsequently, an attempt will be shown to incorporate the concept of the Gdansk liberals in the party program of the Liberal Democratic Congress (Kongres Liberalno-Demokratyczny). The author in the introduction focuses on the definition of intellectual formation called the Gdansk liberals. Then they were presented the basic ideas, the political program (system of state, privatization as an attempt to create a middle class, regionalism, and the issue of “liberal revolution”). Article ends with reflections on the relationship of Gdansk’s liberals to Congress.