Northern Syria PKK: Building Paradise in Hell

As we’ve said in previous posts, worker cooperatives are not just for middle class hippies in industrial capitalist societies. There have been worker coops started among poor people in the US as well as in other countries. In addition, as this article shows, people can build self-managing political forms even in war zones, as in the Kurdish area of North Syria. These ideas are inspired by Abdullah Ă–calon, leader of the Kurdish Workers Party.

Read in Grassroots Economic Organizing

Image courtesy of The Dawn News

About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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