The Communal State: Communal Councils, Communes, and Workplace Democracy

Dario Azzellini
  • NACLA Report on the Americas, January 2013, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/10714839.2013.11721992

The model of a participatory administration and society in Venezuela

What is it about?

Different levels of non-representative direct democracy, workers' control, and self-management organized in councils and collaborating at a higher level are supposed to build a new kind of bottom up administration in Venezuela. The concept is advanced by popular movements. While the government officially supports the idea, it is at the same time blocking the transformation.

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