Disrupting Democracy Vol. I

Beginning January 2017, the Bertelsmann Foundation embarked on a journey to explore how digital innovation impacts democracies and societies around the world.

In volume one, we focused on key challenges that have emerged as a result of technological disruption from the rival capitals of Washington and Havana, the bustling streets of New Delhi, the dynamic tech startups in Tel Aviv, and the efficient order of Berlin. Drawing from these instructive cases, Disrupting Democracy offers lessons to other nations situated at various points along the technological and democratic spectra.

Click on the images below to read the individual chapters.

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Click below for the polling data from Disrupting Democracy Vol. I.

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Anthony T. Silberfeld
Director, Transatlantic Relations