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Election campaign kick-off in Wedding

Discuss with Yanis Varoufakis and other DiEM25-endorsed candidates about a new form of politics.

Panellists: Yanis Varoufakis, Daniela Platsch, Bianca Praetorius, Jasper Finkeldey, Joanna Bronowicka, Thomas Kellermann

Transnational politics has arrived! The movement DiEM25 facilitates a discussion between citizens and citizen-candidates on the first-ever transnational list for the European elections. These candidates are fighting for a Green New Deal with progressive solutions to bring democracy back to Europe! The women and men, nominated in an experiment in grassroots democracy, who will take the programme to the ballot box in May, will answer all your questions and listen to your input.

Panel I: The connection between local activism and a European election campaign

• Jasper Finkeldey, organising a campus tour bringing the European Spring to the Universities across Germany
• Joanna Bronowicka, organising the #register2vote campaign ahead of the European Parliament elections
• Thomas Kellermann, activist for the “Aktionsbündnis Lichterfelde Süd” campaigning for social housing since 2011

Panel II: Putting a new form of politics into practice in Europe and beyond

• Yanis Varoufakis, campaigning against austerity politics all across Europe for years
• Daniela Platsch, pledging for a new and people-powered approach to democratize Europe
• Bianca Praetorius, connecting technology with democracy, transparency and sustainability

Moderators: Laura Müller and Johannes Fehr

Earlier Event: April 13
Campaigning at Tempelhofer Feld
Later Event: April 17
EU Registration Day Berlin