Dr. Frithjof Schmidt is a member of the German Bundestag since October 2009. His constituency is in Bochum. He is Vice-Chair of the Parliamentary Group Alliance 90/The Greens and a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Between 2004 and 2009, Frithjof Schmidt was a member of the European Parliament.
Myths endure because they create an outstanding surface upon which a range of ideas can be projected. The idea of a European army is no different. It has long been a repository for a wide array of concepts and goals for a flamboyant vision. Yet anyone who tries to grasp this pretty soap bubble ends up disappointed: It slips away or bursts.Read more
Global inequality has risen alarmingly in recent years. Together with the global climate crisis, this poses a serious threat to our entire society.Read more