Workers protest for change. In 1890, Lech Walsa, a worker, organized a group known as solidarity. This group gained the support of the workers and the churches. Walsa was arrested, but the group movement never ended.
A new wave of demonstrations in 1988 convinced the Polish Regime to free parliamentary elections, which were the first free elections in 40 years. Government was remade and ended communist rule in Poland.
In 1995, former communist Aleksander Kwasniewski defeated Walesa and became the new president of the Soviet Union. He continues to improve Poland's free market enonomy