Emotional intelligence for EU democracy
Title: Emotional intelligence for EU democracy
Series/Number: Carnegie Paper; January 2015
External link: http://carnegieeurope.eu/2015/01/26/emotional-intelligence-for-eu-democracy
The European Union's dwindling democratic legitimacy is an acute political challenge. Trust in EU institutions is declining even in countries where the union once had high levels of support. Populist parties are rising and turning against the EU. To restore its legitimacy, the EU needs to respond to public apathy and anger with emotional intelligence and offer solutions that feel relevant to people outside the Brussels bubble.
Type of Access: openAccess
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