How much state does the social market economy need? Can competition and cooperation strengthen each other?
What lessons should be learned from the 2008 financial meltdown? What happens to trust when financiers live above the law and make private risks into public risks?
With interest rates so low, governments should borrow to invest in research, education, and infrastructure.
Productive public investment would also enhance the returns on private investment, encouraging firms to undertake additional projects.
As Anarchist Radio Berlin we had the opportunity of talking to a member of the anarchosyndicalist union FAU in Berlin. Until very recently he was involved in a worker's struggle concerning the dismissal of two workers from a vegan Pizzeria and tells us about the background of the struggle, the methods they used and the succesful end of the campaign. Further topics are the situation of migrant workers in Berlin and the issue of self-organizing of those workers.
Markus Vogt Energy for tomorrow Perspectives of the transition to a post-fossil economy
This article has been published in the series “Church and Society”, as no. 387, edited by the Catholic Centre of Social Sciences at Mönchengladbach (North-Rhine-Westphalia) Translated from German by Mrs. A. Elmendorff-Pfeifer, Düsseldorf