Tag: Zanon

Raúl Godoy: “An Ambitious and Thrilling Historical Responsibility”

In the closing speech of the international May Day rally of the Trotskyist Fraction, Raúl Godoy — a ceramics worker and leader of the Party of Socialist Workers (PTS) in Argentina — speaks about the need for workers to form their own independent, internationalist organizations to fight against capitalism.

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 Socialists Elected In Neuquén Province, Argentina

Last Sunday, revolutionary socialists won two seats in the parliament of the Neuquén province in Argentina. One of them is a leader of the Zanon workers who occupied their factory in 2002 and now produce under workers’ control.

A Union of Class Struggle, a Tool for Ending Capitalist Exploitation

The following excerpts from the Social Statute of the Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados Ceramistas de Neuquén (SOECN – Ceramic Workers’ Union of Neuquén) demonstrate how to organize a democratic union for class struggle.

Zanon: Under Worker Control Since 2001

Interview with Raúl Godoy, Zanon worker and national leader of the PTS. Godoy was the first General Secretary of the Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados Ceramistas de Neuquén (SOECN – Ceramic Workers’ Union of Neuquén) after the union was reclaimed from the bureaucracy. This interview occurred at the time of the ten year anniversary of the occupation under workers’ control of the Zanon ceramics factory.

Solidarity Campaign With Zanon Under Worker Control

Workers’ self-management at Zanon ceramic tile factory is nearing its 15-year milestone of struggle and production. Zanon workers have launched a national and international campaign to establish a Solidarity Fund in defense of workers’ self-management at the plant.

Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis in Support of Zanon Workers

Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis, Canadian journalists and figures of the anti-globalization movement sent a message of solidarity with the workers of Zanon. Zanon is a factory in Neuquen, Argentina that has been under worker control for 15 years. This is part of an international campaign to keep Zanon open amidst an economic crisis and government pressures that threaten to shut down the factory.

Raúl Godoy: “An Ambitious and Thrilling Historical Responsibility”

In the closing speech of the international May Day rally of the Trotskyist Fraction, Raúl Godoy — a ceramics worker and leader of the Party of Socialist Workers (PTS) in Argentina — speaks about the need for workers to form their own independent, internationalist organizations to fight against capitalism.

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 Socialists Elected In Neuquén Province, Argentina

Last Sunday, revolutionary socialists won two seats in the parliament of the Neuquén province in Argentina. One of them is a leader of the Zanon workers who occupied their factory in 2002 and now produce under workers’ control.

A Union of Class Struggle, a Tool for Ending Capitalist Exploitation

The following excerpts from the Social Statute of the Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados Ceramistas de Neuquén (SOECN – Ceramic Workers’ Union of Neuquén) demonstrate how to organize a democratic union for class struggle.

Zanon: Under Worker Control Since 2001

Interview with Raúl Godoy, Zanon worker and national leader of the PTS. Godoy was the first General Secretary of the Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados Ceramistas de Neuquén (SOECN – Ceramic Workers’ Union of Neuquén) after the union was reclaimed from the bureaucracy. This interview occurred at the time of the ten year anniversary of the occupation under workers’ control of the Zanon ceramics factory.

Solidarity Campaign With Zanon Under Worker Control

Workers’ self-management at Zanon ceramic tile factory is nearing its 15-year milestone of struggle and production. Zanon workers have launched a national and international campaign to establish a Solidarity Fund in defense of workers’ self-management at the plant.

Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis in Support of Zanon Workers

Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis, Canadian journalists and figures of the anti-globalization movement sent a message of solidarity with the workers of Zanon. Zanon is a factory in Neuquen, Argentina that has been under worker control for 15 years. This is part of an international campaign to keep Zanon open amidst an economic crisis and government pressures that threaten to shut down the factory.