Dr. Jürgen Habermas on Democracy, Solidarity and the European Crisis

Dr. Jürgen Habermas on Democracy, Solidarity and the European Crisis26th April 2013, University of Leuven At the University of Leuven in 2013, Professor Jürgen Habermas presented a philosophical paper titled “Democracy, Solidarity and the European Crisis” on the economic and political crises facing the European Monetary Union. Professor Habermas argued that the “uncontrolled systemic contingencies” of an “unrestrained” market capitalism have “transformed” into conflicts between national members of the European Union. Given the “structural imbalances between national economies”, efforts to simply give out loans to indebted European Union countries and simply expect each of… Read More