Andreas Treichl in conversation with Andreas Schnauder at the Vienna Humanities Festival 2018
19 February 2019
Do inequalities affect societies? Should the rich pay significantly more taxes than the poor? Should opportunities for tax avoidance be eliminated? Should we limit the power of money in general and its potential influence on politics? Naturally, we would not expect those who already are in power to come up with positive solutions. But there are notable exceptions.
The CEO of Erste Group, Andreas Treichl, takes a clear position regarding the alternatives we are currently facing. In conversation with journalist Andreas Schnauder (Der Standard) he outlines his vision. Watch the full debate in German language:
The topic of 2018 “Power and Powerlessness” focused on the vulnerability of democracies in Europe in light of historical events embedding them in the context of contemporary socio-political developments.