Quality of democracy and rising populism in the EU: Three questions to Shada Islam
The quality of democracy has deteriorated in many European countries. Populism is on the rise. What are the causes of these developments? What dangers does it pose for the European unification project if populists gain a lot of votes in the European elections? How can Europe’s democratic values be protected from populism? Shada Islam (Director for Europe and Geopolitics, Friends of Europe) gives answers.