Tag Archive: german society

Can Germans’ right to switch off survive the digital age?

Germans take down time seriously, with an 11-hour uninterrupted break from work enshrined in law. Enter smartphones… The lights were all out, the corridors were deserted. Only one computer screen was still glowing… Continue reading

Germany needs immigrants to stay competitive

Economist Herbert Brücker says Germany depends on immigrants. By 2060, the country will need these migrants to stay competitive — and he believes they will contribute to a more diverse and successful society.… Continue reading