The Solidarity Economy on Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia

One of the deepest propaganda myths of capitalism is that Soviet Russia was a monotheistic totalitarian system which had no social movements of significance. Though Marxist Buzgalin is a left opponent of excessive centralization and bureaucracy, he presents evidence of workers’ democracy that existed in both soviet and post-soviet Russia.

“Aleksandr Buzglin was an economics professor at Moscow State University and Director of Modern Marxist Studies. He  has organized Marxist study groups in close to 30 cities across Russia and has successfully organized self-management in numerous factories.”
His talk begins about 15 minutes in.
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