Germans need to stop with the finger-wagging

Politico (EU) | Jul 1, 2020 at 4:04 AM
  • Michael Bröning is a political scientist, director of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in New York, and a member of the Commission for Fundamental Values of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD).
  • In domestic debates, elevating morality has been a gift for political contenders on the far right.
  • It stifles critical self-reflection and stigmatizes genuine political differences.