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Future of Democracy In the media Debate ‘Pegida’ protests attract attention abroad Analysis by Hanno Burmester for Czech online magazine Česká pozice
15 January 2015 | Hanno Burmester

Policy Fellow Hanno Burmester provided an analysis for the Czech online magazine Česká pozice. Pointing out the difficulties German parties face by growing distrust in old-fashioned party politics, a polarization of the public debate on immigration and asylum and the rise of various forms of (right wing) populism – as currently visible with the anti-Islam demonstrations of ‘Pegida’ across Germany – he concludes:
The support for democracy is never a given. It has to be established continually – in every country.