Ours to Master and to Own: Worker Control from the Commune to the Present

Book talk  with Dario Azzellini and Immanuel Ness

Capitalism would have us believe we need our bosses. Tonight's discussion reveals the history of workers who dare to disagree. From the dawning of the industrial epoch, wage earners have organized themselves into unions, fought bitter strikes, and gone so far as to challenge the very premises of the system by creating institutions of democratic self-management aimed at controlling production without bosses.

City University of New York, Graduate Center, History Lounge, Room 5114 | 365 Fifth Avenue (corner 34th Street) | New York | USA