Controlling the means of production

Sep 2018
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The word Socialism is universally misused
everyone perverts it meaning for their own ends
but my research seems to point to that true socialism was aimed at working people have to be in control of production
okay
to me that would be GERMANY a democratic society that grants economic rights in the form of no only social welfare but legislated that workers be represented
in private industry, a far bette ideal to me than state run industry, what makes a state run factory any more democratic than a private one?



Codetermination in Germany - Wikipedia

Codetermination in Germany - Wikipedia

Codetermination in Germany is a concept that involves the right of workers to participate in management of the companies they work for.[1] Known as Mitbestimmung, the modern law on codetermination is found principally in the Mitbestimmungsgesetz of 1976. The law allows workers to elect representatives (usually trade union representatives) for almost half of the supervisory board of directors. The legislation is separate from the main German company law Act for public companies, the Aktiengesetz. It applies to public and private companies, so long as there are over 2,000 employees. For companies with 500–2,000 employees, one third of the supervisory board must be elected.

There is also legislation in Germany, known as the Betriebsverfassungsgesetz,[2] whereby workers are entitled to form Works Councils at local shop floor level.

 
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Lets look a Europe their economy is in decline while Our Economy is growing.. Yes, Great example of the success of Capitalism, and the failures of Socialism

Paris is Burning, Berlin's New Nazis are a marching, UK is leaving the madness... Italy is bankrupt, Greece is bankrupt.
 
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Lets look a Europe their economy is in decline while Our Economy is growing.. Yes, Great example of the success of Capitalism, and the failures of Socialism

Paris is Burning, Berlin's New Nazis are a marching, UK is leaving the madness... Italy is bankrupt, Greece is bankrupt.
can yoi site any info to back any of that up?
 
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Lets look a Europe their economy is in decline while Our Economy is growing.. Yes, Great example of the success of Capitalism, and the failures of Socialism

Paris is Burning, Berlin's New Nazis are a marching, UK is leaving the madness... Italy is bankrupt, Greece is bankrupt.
Monday’s nasty stock-market reversal is evidence that the worst is far from over for Wall Street Monday’s nasty stock-market reversal is evidence that the worst is far from over for Wall Street
 
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#5
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#6
can yoi site any info to back any of that up?
Why is the German economy so strong?

Exports are not everything – seven factors for Germany’s economic strength.

1. The important role of industry
In Germany the share of industry in gross value added is 22.9 per cent, making it the highest among the G7 countries. The strongest sectors are vehicle construction, electrical industry, engineering and chemical industry.
2. High export quota
Together with China and the USA, Germany is one of the three largest exporting nations. In 2017 Germany exported goods worth 1,278.9 billion euros. The export quota was almost 40 per cent, and over 50 per cent in industry.
3. Open economy
Judging by the importance of foreign trade for gross domestic product (GDP), Germany is the most open economy among the G7 states. The foreign trade quota is currently 84.4 per cent – that’s the sum of imports and exports in relation to GDP. In comparison, the USA quota is 26.7 per cent.
4. High performing medium-sized enterprise
Medium-sized enterprises form the heart of the German economy. In other words, companies with an annual turnover of less than 50 million euros and less than 500 employees. This sector of the economy embraces 99.6 per cent of German companies. More than 1,000 of these companies are so-called hidden champions, i.e. often publicly less well-known international market leaders.
5. Best trade fair location
Germany is the world’s premier location for organizing international trade fairs. Two-thirds of the major global industrial events take place in Germany. Ten million visitors attend around 150 international trade fairs and exhibitions each year.
6. Strong economic centres
The most important economic centres in Germany are the metropolitan regions of Munich (high tech), Stuttgart (vehicle construction), Rhine-Neckar (chemicals, IT), Frankfurt am Main (finance) and Hamburg (port, aircraft construction, media). Berlin/Brandenburg is the strongest start-up region.
7. Good employment rate
Germany is approaching full employment. In June 2018 the number of unemployed people totalled 2.2 million. This is the lowest level since reunification. The largest German employers are Volkswagen (642,000 employees worldwide), Deutsche Post (519,000), Robert Bosch (402,000), Schwarz-Gruppe (retail, 400,000) and Siemens (372,000).
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