Private Enterprise Committed to Social Interests
interview with Joachim Beerhorst, March 2017
Social needs like energy- and water supply, the waste industry, education, senior pensions and health care are better solved publically than privately.
While economic democracy is not presently a mass theme, people are activated when they feel they are gaining influence on their own affairs through expanded joint determination – in the existential questions of work and the economy.
The profit expectations of capital should be understood as socially adjustable and not as an economic law… Over against the “terror of the economy,” there are no certainties but potentials based on experience for realizing the political concept “democratization of the economy.”