Workers Councils

Some articles on councils, council, workers:

Hungarian Revolution Of 1956 - Revolution - Interlude - The New Hungarian National Government
... During this time, in 1,170 communities across Hungary there were 348 cases in which revolutionary councils and protesters dismissed employees of the local administrative ... Local revolutionary councils formed throughout Hungary, generally without involvement from the preoccupied National Government in Budapest, and assumed various responsibilities of local government from ... By 30 October, these councils had been officially sanctioned by the Hungarian Working People's Party, and the Nagy government asked for their support as "autonomous, democratic local ...
Libertarian Marxism - Notable Libertarian Marxist Tendencies - Council Communism
... Council communism was a radical Left movement originating in Germany and the Netherlands in the 1920s ... primary organization was the Communist Workers Party of Germany (KAPD) ... Council communism continues today as a theoretical and activist position within Marxism, and also within libertarian socialism ...

Famous quotes containing the words councils and/or workers:

    Surrealism ... is the forbidden flame of the proletariat embracing the insurrectional dawn—enabling us to rediscover at last the revolutionary moment: the radiance of the workers’ councils as a life profoundly adored by those we love.
    —“Manifesto of the Arab Surrealist Movement” (1975)

    If the technology cannot shoulder the entire burden of strategic change, it nevertheless can set into motion a series of dynamics that present an important challenge to imperative control and the industrial division of labor. The more blurred the distinction between what workers know and what managers know, the more fragile and pointless any traditional relationships of domination and subordination between them will become.
    Shoshana Zuboff (b. 1951)