No Left Turn


Is social democracy over?

In the face of the continuing European crisis, one might expect Europe’s social democrats to be on the brink of a golden age. 58 percent of Europeans consider themselves politically centre-left or left-wing. Is this social democracy’s finest hour? In fact, it’s the opposite.

The documentary examines the traditional values of social democracy – freedom, equality, solidarity – and investigates their validity in today’s society. Further the film describes the challenges that social democracy faces.