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?
Analysis Ralf Fücks 15. October 2018
A summary of the elections in Bavaria, one of the major German states with more then 9 million voters.
Analysis Sandra Detzer und Sebastian Schaffer 24. August 2018
Sandra Detzer und Sebastian Schaffer of the German Greens travel to Sweden where the right-wing-populist “Sweden Democrats” could win the election in September. But where danger is, rescue also grows:...
From the Media Ralf Fücks 04. April 2018
Society is caught up in a whirlwind of change. The power of liberal democracies is dwindling and the political balance in the world is shifting. An interview with Ralf Fücks on...
Dahlia Scheindlin 21. March 2018
The anti-liberal revolt ist not limited to the US and Europe. Tendencies towards an ‘illiberal democracy’ and ethnic nationalism can be observed in Israel as well. The Israeli author Dahlia...
Ralf Fücks 05. March 2018
What the decision for another „Grand Coalition” led by Chancellor Merkel implies for Germany, EU and the Transatlantic Alliance.
Matthias Meisner 05. February 2018
The five AfD Members of the Bundestag from Saxony are among the most radical in the party’s (Alternative for Germany) parliamentary group. At a party event near Pirna, the party base...
Analysis Karen Horn 31. January 2018
Karen Horn reminds us of forgotten, pioneering thinkers on liberty and highlights the necessary contradiction within which a modern liberalism exists: the tension between limiting state influence and recognizing that influence...
Essay Micha Brumlik 15. December 2017
There can be no liberal modernity without social justice, which is why nothing can surpass the social democratic idea, which has been marginalized in the current SPD. Anyone, who is...
15. November 2017
About the motives for founding a Center for Liberal Modernity.