How to treat German democracy’s malaise

Social Europe • Ludwig List, Johanna Lutz & Filip Milačić

A number of German political parties recently agreed on amending the country’s constitution: Strengthen the Constitutional Court should protect it from enemies of democracy. The proposal came as a surprise to many and begs the question: Are German political actors being alarmist? Would voters really tolerate a party which attacked one of the country’s most respected institutions and a pillar of its democracy?

Ludwig List, Johanna Lutz and Filip Milačić indulge these questions in an article for Social Europe.

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