Workers Councils: We Have Taken Over and Run Things Ourselves Already!

Since the Paris Commune of 1871 workers have conducted experiments in the heat of revolutions in which they threw out the capitalists and the state and ran things through direct democracy over weeks, months and, in some cases, years. Check out this breathtaking history on our website!

Read at Planning Beyond Capitalism

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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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