Liberal Democracy today faces pressure everywhere. How can we preserve an open society, defend our freedom and strengthen social cohesion?
In times of fundamental economic, social and technical change, there is a growing need for security. Which answers does liberal democracy provide?
Today’s resource-consuming economies are not sustainable. How can we “grow intelligently” and maintain a liberal lifestyle without destroying global ecosystems?
Donald Trump and the advance of antiliberal forces in Europe are a stress test to the West. How can we strengthen Europe and realign transatlantic relations?
Democratic awakening has come to a halt in Central Eastern Europe. How can we strengthen EU unity and support the European path of Ukraine? And how do we deal with Putin’s Russia?
Comments by Ralf Fücks.
In the coalition agreement, the CDU and the SPD dodge important reforms and take a scattershot approach to the distribution of a great deal of money. The big challenges, like climate, demographic...