Thursday, December 31, 2009

Welcome Message

Welcome to the 'Movement for a Democratic Mixed Economy' website.   This website has only just been created - so there's no material yet.   But please visit again.  We hope to receive some high quality contributions in the new year.  Please read our mission statement for more information on what we stand for.


  1. If you're at all serious about this, the first thing you need to do is find a new name.

    "Movement for a Democratic Mixed Economy" is, I'm sorry to say, a terrible name. It's too long, it's too convoluted and doesn't project any sort of clear positive message.

  2. Ian: Personally I look upon the name of the group as a positive - combining the principle of economic democracy with a concept which still has widespread popular appeal. I think this is important in laying down common grounds for exchange between traditional social democrats - and radical positions on Participatory Economics (PARECON), and other perspectives. In laying down the grounds for exchange - the hope is to also create the preconditions for practical co-operation in the future also.



  3. I think that there is a great need for the left to re-engage with the issues facing working class people. The internet provides a great opportunity for people with similar beliefs to engage in policy discussion, forge online communities and closer linkages.

    You can check out my website at