The global political environment is constantly evolving, and it is clear that technology is accelerating that process, for better and, in some cases, for worse. Disrupting Democracy attempts to sort through these changes to give policymakers and citizens information that will help them navigate this increasingly volatile world.
The Congressional European Parliamentary Initiative (CEPI), the first program of its kind, facilitates policy cooperation and exchange among senior staff of the U.S. Congress, German Bundestag and European Parliament. The program provides participants invaluable exposure to legislative processes, policy formulation, and political and institutional challenges in the United States and Europe.
Technology and automation are rapidly reshaping industries, economies, and the world of work. While researchers, policymakers, and the public are struggling to process the consequences of this disruption, the need for concrete policy approaches is evident. Broad policy recommendations are beginning to surface, but the Future of Work will impact each community and profession differently.