Can several companies be owned and managed collectively by the employees themselves? Patrick Wikowsky, who is behind the documentary Can We Do It Ourselves?, suggests this. The film was recently shown with a subsequent discussion panel, assembled by Oslo Document Arkino. The panel welcomed the idea of worker-managed companies as more efficient and democratic. But is it possible summer heat makes us a little idealistic and naive?
In this Swedish documentary, Noam Chomsky tells that worker-run companies where the employees themselves own the shares, create a fairer and free society. The film shows positive effective examples of such profitable companies in a free market. However, the film shows a Swedish historical clip with Olof Palme and his party as restrained. . .