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Workers’ Control

Zanon Factory in Argentina: 20 Years Under Workers’ Control

Today is the 20th anniversary of the occupation of Cerámica Zanon, in Neuquén, Argentina. It led to an unprecedented experience with workers’ management. In a world sinking under the weight of capitalism, Zanon continues to resist — and is a symbol for the working class.

Alejo Lasa

October 1, 2021

Black Friday: The Massacre That Ignited a Revolution in Iran

On September 8, 1978, the U.S.-backed Shah brutally massacred up to 3,000 Iranian protesters calling for the fall of his regime. This bloodbath came to be known as “Black Friday” and was a huge catalyst for the Iranian Revolution, a process which has had enormous consequences for U.S. imperialism and the region.

Santiago Montag

September 9, 2021

For a Workers’ Olympics!

The Tokyo Olympics are an opportunity for athletes to demonstrate the pinnacles of physical accomplishment and show the best and worst of sports, but the games are controlled by a shady clique of capitalists and aristocrats. What could an alternative look like? Let’s check out the old Workers’ Olympiads.

Nathaniel Flakin

July 22, 2021

The Pandemic (Still) Isn’t Over

An overview of recent Covid-19 news and global capitalism’s role in creating the current situation.

Olivia Wood

June 19, 2021

It’s Time to Nationalize Corporate Energy

A nationalized energy production and distribution system controlled by workers and consumers is the necessary fight to create a just and equitable green energy transition away from the current deregulated and for-profit paradigm. 

Nicodemus Nicoludis

March 24, 2021

To Truly Address Addiction, Legalize Drugs under Worker Control

On Tuesday, Oregon voted to decriminalize small amounts of drugs and legalize psilocybin for supervised use, while four other states voted to legalize marijuana. The benefits of these measures, however, are completely undercut by the profit motive. Drug production and distribution must be under worker control as part of a broad program of nationalizing health, truly ending criminalization, and providing comprehensive addiction services.

K.S. Mehta

November 7, 2020

The Revolution Will Not Be Localized

Mutual aid and other forms of local organizing are important, but can never overthrow capitalism on their own. How should socialists proceed?

Ezra Brain

May 8, 2020

Cuts to Public Arts Got you Down? We Need a Free and Public Netflix

Working people deserve good entertainment. We can do better than Netflix.

Kimberly Ann

April 25, 2020

The Best Plan For 4/20: Worker-Controlled Weed

Cannabis criminalization is part of a larger history of imperialism. An alternative this 4/20? Worker-controlled weed.

Reina Gattuso

April 20, 2020