The struggle for democratic grassroots control of the economy has a long history, even in Britain. During the 1960s and 1970s, Ken Coates was at the heart of the movement for workers' self-management at one of its most vibrant periods.
This is one interview from Marina Sitrin's new book Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina, based on two years talking to the people who have taken over factories and neighbourhoods in response to the Argentinian crisis.
Sometimes we find it difficult to see -- or counter -- some of the oppressive patterns in our movements. Including oppression against women, people of colour, and working class people. Food Not Bombs has struggled with these questions.