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Towards a New Democracy - Part 2

Connecting Promising Approaches

In-depth workshop as a follow-up to the event on Saturday:

For quite some time a profound de-democratization can be observed in Western societies. This is increasingly described with the term "post-democracy" (Colin Crouch). Economic actors dominate political processes. The chance for people to participate is limited to elections, which serve as feedback, at best, with no binding effects on the elected decision-makers.

Partly in response to these threatening developments more and more people speak up for a comprehensive democratization of society, which goes clearly beyond the representative democracy that has existed so far. What could new alternative forms of democracy look like?

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