Be your own boss and realize yourself and your dreams: that sounds really quite tempting, especially for young people. However, the Germans do not seem really confident when it comes to self-employment. In no other country, the young people are so reticent as ours when it comes to starting a business.
Society 3.0 is about a lot of things: Innovation, technology, people. Nevertheless, one of the most important aspects is entrepreneurship. But why is entrepreneurship so important?
Do you want to build up a successful business or do you want to keep your business successful? Then you should invest 5 minutes of your time and watch the following video by Dale Beaumont.
Watch the interview with Jeremy Rifkin (President of the Foundation on Economic Trends) just before he addressed the World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg. Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons and the eclipse of capitalism.
Right-wing extremism still threatens to the German democracy. Robert Patijdli fights half his lifetime against Neo-Nazis. With Storch Heinar he confronts skinheads country-wide and challenges them on their weakest point: their lack of humor.
Today at the World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg, we had the chance to interview Philip Strothmann, Chair of Policy Innovation e.V., who told us about two big projects Policy Innovation e.V. organizes: The Youth 7 and Youth 20 summits. These exciting events, next time in Berlin and after that […]
After we collected the top expectations from the World Forum for Democracy 2014 in the beginning, we now asked participants for their takeaways and lessons learned from the World Forum for Democracy.
Civic literacy is an important tool to fight corruption in Paraguay. The NGO Reacción Juvenil de Cambio empowers youth to be aware of the importance of civic literacy and the problem of corruption.
Yascha Mounk, a writer and political theorist teaching at Harvard University challenges the topic of the World Forum for Democracy. He talks about the threats of our current comprehension of democracy and he criticizes the way we perceive responsibility nowadays. What do you think about the question “can youth revitalize […]