Every day, private equity companies snatch up firms and strip them dry. But there’s an alternative: allow workers to buy their workplace and run it themselves.
Peter Gowan is an Irish researcher and a resident fellow at the Democracy Collaborative's Next System Project.
The welfare state isn’t enough. A Sanders government needs to pursue policies that diminish the power of capital and radically democratize the economy.
Under Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party's goal is to create nothing less than a twenty-first century democratic socialism.
A social wealth fund could massively reduce wealth inequality — and democratize the economy at the same time.
Corbyn's Labour Party is advancing a transformative project that could push beyond traditional social democracy — and toward democratic workers' control.
How can we solve the housing crisis? Simple: have the government build more housing.
Market-based solutions can't attack climate change. Let's try nationalization.
Swedish labor economist Rudolf Meidner spent his career pushing radical reforms that would shift power from business to workers.
The overriding aim of democratic socialist strategy is to weaken the power of business, before breaking with capitalism entirely.
In the 1970s, the Swedish labor movement developed a plan to gradually socialize ownership. What can we learn from it today?