On September 15th The Economist celebrated their 175th anniversary with a manifesto speaking out against the weakening of liberal values. Though the meaning of the concept liberal is notoriously unclear, there certainly is more to it than free markets and cynical neoliberalism.
Could more companies be collectively owned and run by their employees in the future? That’s the idea put forward by Patrick Witkowsky, the director behind the documentary Can We Do It Ourselves?
Is Karl Marx still able to show us the way forward - some 168 years after his book was initially published?