Digital Capitalism

Picture: Digitaler Kapitalismus; photos by AdsD/FES, Fult/, Jane1e/

On November 2 and 3, 2017, the German Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) held a conference on digital capitalism. Members of platforms2share were there.

Around 1000 participants discussed different aspects of digitalisation and whether it is just a new hype or of relvolutionary character. #DigitialCapitalism covered topics such as digitalisation in the workplace, its impact on unions and codetermination, economic development in the global south and equality in general. Furthermore politicians, civil society actors and researchers dicussed the role of new technologies and the societal and political perspective on digitalisation concerning gender relations, democracy and geopolitics.