Union of the Left (Poland)

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Union of the Left

Unia Lewicy
LeaderPiotr Musiał
Founded20 March 2005
Headquartersul. Powsińska 40/2, 02-903 Warsaw
IdeologySocial democracy
Democratic socialism
Anti-clericalism
Political positionCentre-left
National affiliationEuropa Plus (2014)
ColoursRed, White, Green
Sejm
0 / 460
Senate
0 / 100
Website
www.unia-lewicy.org

The Union of the Left (Polish: Unia Lewicy, UL) is a minor social-democratic political party in Poland founded on 20 March 2005 through the union of several left-wing organisations, including Worker's Democracy and the Young Socialists (Młodzi Socjaliści).

Their initial target was to eliminate the far-right All-Polish Youth and provide a left-wing alternative to the Democratic Left Alliance (SLD). The party is supported by the "Democratic Women's Union" (Demokratyczna Unia Kobiet), Polish LGBT rights groups, and several small left-wing organisations.