Big Picture Reviews

Europe in need of a mission… (I)

“I’m helping put a man on the moon!”

says a Janitor according to legend to President Kennedy after being asked what he does at NASA.
Cover Mission Economy

Mariana Mazzucato (2021)
Mission Economy
A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism

Mariana Mazzucato describes a utopian world in her book: Capitalism has been tamed for the common good and the state acts as a competent institution that coordinates the economy, community interests, public institutions, civil society and regulates them through funding and spending policies. At the same time, she shows in numerous examples how exactly such control has already been used and is in use – on a smaller scale, but still.