On both sides of the Atlantic, political polarization has been a subject of intense study and debate. We believe that understanding what polarization looks like and what it means on a day-to-day basis in both the United States and Germany is critical to combating the problem and finding ways to bridge the divide. This survey examines the shared German and American trend of polarization in order to gain a better understanding of its meaning.
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.