What does the future of democracy look like? How can it be secured? A book by Federal President Steinmeier offers answers.
“Liberal democracy is our future if we affirm its strength and its real opportunities,” writes Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in the book Zur Zukunft der Demokratie (On the Future of Democracy), which he published in 2022. Nevertheless, according to his diagnosis, liberal democracies are under pressure worldwide.
What does the future of democracy look like? How can it be secured and shaped? The book brings together 36 top authors and their answers. We present three.
Journalist Jeff Mason considers the struggle for press freedom and against fake news important for the future of democracy. Mason reports from the White House in Washington for the Reuters news agency.
How can democracies respond to human-induced climate change? Professor Wolfgang Merkel of the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) writes:
What is important for the future of the EU? Professor Daniela Schwarzer, Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia at Open Society Foundations, says: