Senior Fellow Arne Semsrott currently serves as the head of “Ask the State.”
Recently, he has put the work and the staff of the Desiderius Erasmus Foundation (DES) under the microscope in a new study.
According to this t-online article, the head of DES “regularly makes headlines with Antisemitic and xenophobic statements.” Furthermore, this group is linked to the far right group AfD. The findings are aimed at dissuading the German Government from giving funds to the foundation.
According to Arne’s research which examined the organization’s work and staff, DES is non-transparent about its board members, as well as top staff..
Read the whole article on the ongoing debate and Arne’s contribution (in German) here.