Zac Tate writes an interesting article that as a critique of the current global model of capitalism, is short on detailed proposals but contains some interesting broad ideas. It develops some of the themes that have been discussed in our Democracy Cafes, namely, automation and nationalisation (the economic role of the state).
The assertion that in Germany automation has increased job security and globalisation has increased employment because of a process called Mitbestimmung, pacts between workers and employees, deserves further scrutiny.
Some of the ideas for a more sustainable and equitable capitalism that caught my eye are the Norwegian model of state ownership of oil and the role of sovereign wealth funds in investing in green technologies.

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