Today’s resource-consuming economies are not sustainable. How can we “grow intelligently” and maintain a liberal lifestyle without destroying global ecosystems?
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?
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?
Essay Armin Huttenlocher 27. January 2019
On this date 74 years ago, the Red Army liberated the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp. The 27th of January became the Day of Remembrance for the Victims of National Socialism. Much has...
Essay Ralf Fücks 07. November 2018
Over the last 200 years, Liberalism has been a stunning success story. It brought forward liberty and prosperity for the many instead of privileges for the few. Yet, today liberal thinking and...
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.
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
What’s the Center for Liberal Modernity is about.
About the motives for founding a Center for Liberal Modernity.