Roger de Weck Wed, 24th June 2020, 8:15 pm The power of democracy A response to the authoritarian reactionaries All around, authoritarians are pressing for democracy. But why do liberals and leftists remain so defensive? Are the conservatives tilting to the right? The weakness of the democrats is much more dangerous than the volume of reactionaries, warns Roger de Weck. His book provides an overview – and confidence, it shows the methods and weaknesses of the right: Whoever wants to, can stop them in their cultural struggle against liberality. In order to prevent yesterday’s attacks on the future, democrats must work on the democracy of tomorrow, making it capable of action. Only in this way can we respond to the authoritarians, together with the up-and-coming generation Greta. The Swiss publicist and economist Roger de Weck was editor-in-chief of Zeit from 1997 to 2001 and from 2011 to 2017 general director of the Swiss Radio and Television Corporation. Click here to go directly to the livestream. We offer the dai HOME events free of charge as a livestream on our YouTube channel and leave it up to you whether you would like to support us with a donation. You will receive a link to the stream via our DAI newsletter shortly before the event and 24h before the event you can also find it here.