Brexit, Trump, AFD, Front National - sind wir machtlos gegen den Populismus?
Watch full video of Daniel Cohn-Bendit's talk at the University of Zurich.
Media interviews with Daniel Cohn-Bendit at the occasion of his talk at the University of Zurich:
- Emmanuel Macron a les propositions politiques les plus intéressantes
- Un referendum può anche essere un modo per uccidere la democrazia
- Ich wette auf Emmanuel Macron
Tages Anzeiger / Der Bund, 31.1.2017
- Wir sind den Populisten nicht hilflos ausgeliefert
UZH News, 31.3.2017
Daniel Cohn-Bendit is a publicist and politician. He was a spokesperson and leader in the French student revolt of May 1968. Following his expulsion from France, he moved to Frankfurt where he continued his political activism, amongst others in the anti-authoritarian "Kinderladen"-movement. Furthermore, he was a member of the Frankfurt Sponti-scene exercising the social revolution by means of squatting, street fighting and agitation. In 1984, he became a member of the German Green party and, as a "Realo-Green", opposed the fundamentalist faction of the party. In 1999, he re-entered French politics as the leading candidate of the French Greens (Les Verts) and in 2004 he candidated for the the second time for the German Green Party. Since January 2002, he has served as co-president of the Greens/European Free Alliance group in the European Parliament. Daniel Cohn-Bendit hosted the Swiss TV show "Literaturclub" from 1994 to 2003.
His public talk at the University of Zurich was part of the series "Globalization, Mediatization and Populism: Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century" to mark the conclusion of the NCCR Democracy research program.