About the talk
In times of financial and political crisis, discussing the question of ‘Progressive in the 21st century’ is an urgent matter. All over the world people express their fear and anger but have not real solution. They know what they are against, but not what they are in favor of. The end of capitalism?
About the speaker
Robert Misik is an Austrian journalist and political author, living and working in Vienna. He writes on a regular basis for the German Taz, as well as for the Austrian periodicals Profil and Falter. Furthermore, Mr. Misik runs a Vlog on the website of the Austrian daily “Der Standard” and is a successful non-fiction author, with bestsellers like “Genial dagegen”. His views are trending to the left, towards social democratic theses, and he is often outspoken against neo-liberalism. 2010, Robert Misik was awarded the “Journalist of the Year” prize in the online category, a distinction of the periodical “The Austrian Journalist. Find out more here.