Planning and democracy

The study written more than three decades ago is an interesting document of the type of social democratic thinking which created the welfare state as a class compromise. This moderate programme seems to be far too social­ist int the eyes of many people. The author criticises and refutes as anti-de­mocratic the social injustices of the highly advanced democracies. He de­nies the necessary contradiction between democracy and planning. Apart from the sober compromise between the elite and the employe