Translating Civic Engagement into Political Participation: A Non-partisan School for Becoming a Politician
Many Western democracies have lately become the object of a wide-spread populistic critique. They are severely marked by increasing social and economic inequality that spills over into democratic institutions. Voters are turning away from the established parties in favour of leaders of new political movements. The Höj Rösten school for politicians is new Swedish non-partisan school for politicians with the purpose of contributing to the revitalisation of democracy. Over time, this should help political parties include candidates who are more representative in mirroring Swedish society.