The Digital Revolution is permeating our daily lives on many levels and the velocity of change is likely to become even higher in the coming years. The undoubtedly great opportunities that this change brings is, however, matched by the political challenges it poses. In the emerging Digital Society, many regulatory frameworks are fast becoming outdated, new mechanisms to shape the transition are missing and new collective action problems arise as digitisation often goes along with the de-territorialisation.
The public policy community has only started to ponder the political implications of the digital transition. FES London and the wider FES network in Germany and across the world are organizing a series of events and publication to discuss the key challenges of our Digital Future.
In November 2016 FES London and the New Economics Foundation (NEF) jointly hosted a workshop in London to discuss and debate new technological trends... more Information
Wolfgang Schroeder (November 2016): The debate about the digitalisation of production has been given fresh stimulus around the world. No other growth... more Information
Hartmut Hirsch-Kreinsen (2016): In 2013 the low-skilled accounted for 23 percent of the German workforce. Low-skilled work, generally done by workers... more Information