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Cities host the progressive majority in Europe

„The absolute majority of people in Europe live in cities. The quality of their lives are the value of the EU and your responsibility.“ Already 2/3 of the EU population are working and living in cities. By 2020 it is estimated that almost 80% of EU citizens will be living in cities. Nowhere on Earth is urbanization as advanced as in Europe and the trend is continuing rapidly. Cultural, social, political, and scientific progress takes place in the heart of our cities, where all our strengths flow together. This is also were the solutions for our future has to be developed. Gentrification, poverty, homelessness, unemployment, energy management, public health have to be top priorities on our agenda. Together with civil society, grass root movements and local political authorities the S&D can tackle that challenge democratically and coherently. Cities host the progressive majority in Europe and social democrats have to be the force to organize and unite the working class. The requirement for this political work is consistently growing. By using new methods of digital policy-making we can strive to build a democratic and transnational future, social equality, justice, freedom and solidarity.
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