A common analysis of the political tensions in western democracies focuses on a conflict between cosmopolitan and communitarian values and voters. Political scientists like Wolfgang Merkel see a big divide in western societies between cosmopolitan citizens, who are well educated, economically middle- or upper class, culturally liberal, internationally oriented and very open to migration and […]
Christian Krell and Sönke Hollenberg
Dr. Christian Krell is the Director of the Nordic Office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Stockholm. Member of the SPD’s Basic Values Commission and lecturer at the University of Bonn, where his academic focus includes the theory and practice of social democracy. Sönke Hollenberg is Scientific Advisor for integration and participation, Forum Berlin, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung; From October 2018 he is Lecturer in political theory at the University of Bonn.