Published in: Can Europe Make It?Brexit lessons: we need European media for a European public sphere
A neglected reason for the multiple crises of the EU is the absence of a European public sphere, where Europeans would be able to negotiate controversial issues with each other.
Published in: HomeSanssouci revisited
After the recent Swiss vote against minarets, the issue was hotly debated in Germany too, from the traditional media to internet chat forums. A high number of participants supported the ban. Polls show that 38 per cent of Germans would like to follow the Swiss example: the real number is probably even higher