The recent success of the PEGIDA movement spurs the debate on the current state of democracy in Germany. Even if the “movement” might cease to exist sooner or later, this does not mean that the underlying issues are going to vanish any time soon. Policy Fellow Dr. Sabrina Schulz in her latest contribution analyses these and concludes: Solidarity and a vibrant democracy are impossible if economic realities prevent people from identifying with the society they live in.
Future of Democracy Debate Why Dresden? Photo: fritz zühlke / pixelio.de