Another Workers’ Controlled Factory Fights Against Covid-19
Workers’ controlled factories in Argentina are taking the initiative in the fight against the Coronavirus. Madygraf, a printing plant in the northern region of Buenos Aires, is the latest factory to retool during the pandemic.
Ioan GeorgMarch 28, 2020
When Workers Went on Strike to Defend a Trans Colleague—and Ended Up Occupying Their Factory
Should the left fight for workers’ demands? Or for the rights of trans people? Workerism or wokeism? These struggles are often presented as mutually exclusive. But a factory from Argentina shows that when workers fight for equal rights for everyone, they are fighting for their own interests.
Nathaniel FlakinJune 22, 2019
Brazil: Workers Fight Layoffs at US Printing Company, RR Donnelley
Workers in Brazil are fighting RR Donnelley's claim that they are bankrupt and can't pay severance packages.
Tatiana CozzarelliApril 8, 2019
Workers’ Control Under Capitalism
Imagine taking over the factory you are working at. Imagine working without bosses. Imagine full democracy at the workplace. This is the story of the workers at the MadyGraf printing plant in Argentina.
Sonja KriegerSeptember 22, 2017
Two years later: MadyGraf Under Workers Management
On August 12, 2014 workers took control of the RR Donnelly factory in Argentina, which had abruptly closed the day before and left 200 people jobless. Marco Pollo, a leader in the struggle, tells the story of the factory takeover and how the workers are celebrating the second anniversary of workers’ management at the factory.
Adriana MeyerAugust 24, 2016
Left Voice at the Left Forum in New York
The traditional meeting of the US left took place and we couldn’t resist the invitation. There, Left Voice presented its first printed edition "A New Generation Rises Up" and hosted three panels with sharp political discussion and comradely exchange.
Left VoiceMay 26, 2016
From Buenos Aires to NYC, ‘the Working Class is One and has No Borders!’
On Thursday, August 27, activists and left militants of New York City gathered at the Brooklyn Commons to have a conversation with the workers of MadyGraf, Buenos Aires. The factory was taken over a year ago and has been operating under worker control ever since.
Juan CSeptember 1, 2015
Madygraf: Behind Every Worker is a Family
Author Wendy Goldman talks about her visit to Argentina and to the worker-controlled factory, Madygraf.
Wendy Z. GoldmanAugust 11, 2015
Zanon and Madygraf: Workers’ Management as a Response to the Crisis
When the workers of Donnelley arrived at the plant on August 11, 2014 they found a note at the gates explaining that the company was shutting down its operations in the country and that it “regretted the inconvenience.”
Juan CMay 26, 2015