Workers’ Control

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. 

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.

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?

Workers’ Control Against the Pandemic

Argentina has a long tradition of workers occupying their factories and producing under workers’ control. In the crisis, workers who once had to sew police uniforms have taken control of their workplace and are now making surgical masks. A U.S. hotel worker currently in Argentina reports.

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.

VIDEO: Panel on Worker Control in Argentina

At the Left Forum this year, Left Voice organized three panels that raised key strategic questions for the left. This is the video of the panel, “Worker Control: Experiences & Perspectives from the Occupied Factories in Argentina.”