New on "ideas & action": "Workers power not bureaucrats' power..."

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New on "ideas & action": "Workers power not bureaucrats' power..."
ideas and action has posted a new article: Workers’ power not bureaucrats' power: lessons from Argentina' By Jonathan Payn, South Africa Around the world the ruling class (capitalists, politicians and state managers) is trying to restore its profits by making the working class pay for the economic crisis. One way capitalists do this is by retrenching workers and making the remaining workers work harder to meet production targets, as well as by attacking wages, working conditions and benefits. States help capitalists do this, among other things, by increasing interest rates while giving corporations tax cuts, commercialising and privatising state owned enterprises and outsourcing the provision of basic services. States also help capitalists by undermining workers’ rights, such as the right to strike, in order to make it more difficult for workers to resist these attacks. You may view the latest post at http://ideasandaction.info/2018/08/workers-power-bureaucrats-power-lessons-argentina/