Workers" councils, janata committees, and socialist transformation
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Workers" councils, janata committees, and socialist transformation by Edmund Samarakkody

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Published by E. Samarakkody in [Mount Lavinia, Ceylon .
Written in English

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StatementEdmund Samarakkody.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 96/10623 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL558296M
LC Control Number96141355

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Workers' Councils, based on the place of work, are the form workers' self-management will probably take and the institution most likely to foster its growth. Workers' management means the power of the local Workers' Councils and ultimately, at the level of society as a whole, the power of the Central Assembly of Workers Council Delegates. Remaining a committed Marxist and socialist, Samuel went on to become a leading member of the New Left in Britain, and a dedicated socialist historian and socialist essayist. Until he left the CPGB in , Samuel was a member of the CPGB History Group, a section of CPGB members interested in history and historical research. Hence the Plant Committee to bring together all workers on the plant, to concentrate labour power, to meet centralised capital’s power. LOCAL WORKERS’ COMMITTEE. We have seen how the formation of workshop committees has led us to the formation of an Engineering Workers’ Committee and the Plant Committee in a locality. Workers' Councils, Cornelius Castoriadis and the SI In our comments on the first and only issue of the review of the American section of the Situationist International, we began a discussion of the SI's championing of workers' councils as "the highest organizational form of direct democracy reached by the proletariat for the expression of its own power" and the place where "the renewed motion.

  World Socialist Web Site In his book New Immigrants and the It is likely the case that the factory committee and the workers’ councils were the spontaneously-generated result of workers. On the Content of Socialism From the Critique of Bureaucracy to the Idea of the Proletariat's Autonomy In the first chapter of his book The Workers' Councils (Melbourne, ), Anton Pannekoek develops a similar analysis of the problems confronting socialist society. let us look at how the development and transformation of.   (In contrast, the Russians and Italian councils - despite strategic problems stemming from localism and spontaneism - viewed workers' control as a process of socialist transformation that would unite the struggles of all workers.) Many German councils were shaped by a provincialism that looked to proletarian control over single factories; others wanted to convert the trade unions into .   In opposition to the corrupt CTM unions, workers must build rank-and-file factory and workplace committees to unite with US and Canadian workers to demand the .