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21.01.19

Brexit: The old want to leave and the young want to remain

Klaus Hurrelmann examines the structural generational injustice of political decision-making in Western democracies.

In an op-ed in Der Tagesspiegel, Klaus Hurrelmann, Professor of Public Health and Education, discusses the Brexit vote as a memento of the different political attitudes of generations. He says the influence of older voters is growing in Western democracies, and the risk of a structural generation injustice of political decisions is evident. 

Read the full op-ed in Der Tagesspiegel (in German).

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