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Ideas for the political parties of the future
Whether you’re for climate protection,
against racism or against ever-increasing rents in big cities – anyone
who wants to get politically involved nowadays participates in rallies,
petitions or online campaigns. That’s simple, immediate and, on top of
that, suitable for posting on Instagram. Party work, by contrast, seems
dusty, tedious and outdated. Climbing up the greasy pole in the
old-fashioned way of politicians – from helping out on campaigns to
sitting on local party committees to eventually running for office?
Fewer and fewer people these days have the time and inclination to head
down this path.
However, this causes an increasing problem
for our democracy in the area of representation. Across all parties,
young people, women, people with migration biographies and people with
lower educational status are underrepresented. Nevertheless, parties
fulfil a central task in a democracy: not only do they provide the
candidates for political offices and act as essential points of contact
between citizens, government and administration, but they’re also places
where different interests are negotiated and consolidated.
how can we make party-political involvement more attractive again? And
how can parties become more inclusive, more participatory and,
ultimately, more diverse? Together with our guests and you, we would
like to discuss these and many other questions and jointly develop ideas
for the parties of the future – beyond the traditional long, slow
The event is free of charge.
The video of the event will also be available on YouTube later.
Event language: German
A ticket is required. Remaining tickets will be available at the box office.
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