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Freedom of speech and the strengthening of democracy


The Green Party looks with concern at the evolution of the public vocabulary. Public debate on matters of socially significant importance has lived a miserable existence for many years. The situation does not seem to be improving by itself. Rather, it seems that more and more newspapers are placing even less emphasis on information and debate.

Due to the newspapers 'dependence on the market, the emphasis is placed on ads rather than what should be the newspapers' actual task; namely information activities and public exchanges of words. Democracy rests on public education and debate. Without such a foundation, democracy is just a name for market liberalism adorns itself.

We are satisfied noted that the government has expressed a desire to strengthen transparency. . .

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