German democratic kindergarten hands over power to the children

Democratic Kindergarten Gives Children Constitutional Voice

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Is it ever too early to teach children about government and the power bestowed upon citizens in a democratic society? In what is being called a first of its kind in Germany, the Dolli-Einstein-Haus school in Pinneberg, Schleswig-Holstein is saying “no” and opened up a democratic kindergarten to experiment with the concept, giving …

Sources: The Local

Photo: Ashton Bingham

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DW Power to the People

Deutsche Welle Introduces “Power to the People” Multimedia Project

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Deutsche Welle (DW) is reaching beyond their German borders to gather stories of young activists in a newly launched interactive multimedia project “Power to the People”.  The online project centers around individuals fighting for their issues surrounding democratic and civil rights.  It is a multicultural program that covers these issues …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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