With all our strength for a liberal world: This is what the Foundation for Freedom is working for across the globe.
The flame of freedom burns brighter than ever
The largest protests since 1994 are currently taking place in Cuba. Thousands protested against the growing plight of the population, which was exacerbated by the pandemic. However, the government blames the rest of the world and reacted with severe repression against the demonstrators. Could this mean the end of the Cuban dictatorship?
Thomas Ilka Nele Fabian
CO2 Border Adjustment: How is the EU Going to Save the Climate?
On 14 July, EU Vice-President Frans Timmermans presented a comprehensive package of proposals to implement climate policy in the EU. Entitled "Fit for 55", the package contains 13 laws to help achieve the Union's climate goals. What does the package include, what can be expected on the implementation track, and can the timetable be kept?
“Politics Is for Other People“
Through the eyes of seven extraordinary personalities, the documentary “Politics Is for Other People” by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom outlines the stories of emerging liberal movements in Central and Southeast Europe. The documentary explains the drivers of liberal parties in the region, their challenges, ambitions, and perspectives. The documentary will celebrate its social media premiere on July 7th.
“Politics Is for Other People”
Learn more about the region that has been known mostly for the erosion of the rule of law and a continued increase in antiliberal tendencies in recent years, through the eyes of seven extraordinary personalities, this unique documentary outlines the stories of emerging liberal movements in Central and Southeast Europe.
USA: Der Geist aus Florida
Heute dreht sich alles um die Unabhängigkeit der USA. Von Donald Trump ist zwar kaum noch die Rede, doch sein Geist ist weiterhin mächtig: Die Republikaner sind zur Einheits-Partei seiner Ideologie geworden und wappnen sich für die nächste Wahl. Hat Joe Biden es versäumt, die finanziell unterprivilegierten Trump-Fans ins Visier seiner Politik zu nehmen?
Dr. Detmar Doering
A historic mission is accomplished
On July 1, 1991, the Warsaw Pact was dissolved in Prague. It was not only the end point, but also the beginning of a development. For most politicians who helped to overthrow communism in 1989, joining NATO was the consequence of the end of the Warsaw Pact. To this day, however, not all countries have succeeded in doing so. The geostrategic dangers for Central Europe are far from being averted.
Online Censorship in Russia and Turkey
Russia and Turkey have been cracking down on social media in their crusade against free speech and journalism. Both countries seek to get social media platforms to comply with government requests or punish journalists if they cannot stop them from posting. A new publication by the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation assesses the current situation in both countries.