Posts Tagged: self-management

Self-management and the Egyptian labor movement

I’m now at the Center for Socialist Studies, attending a meeting on Self-Management and the Egyptian labor movement. Workers from the Economic Company for Industrial Development and Rami Lakah’s Light Pulps Manufacturing Co are sharing their experiences with Tanta Flax strikers, Ghazl el-Mahalla labor leaders, and Upper Egyptian cotton ginning workers.

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We don’t need no liquidation

One group of factory workers, abandoned by their owner, is running the factory themselves, Jano Charbel reports: When their owner fled the country ahead of a jail sentence, the employees at the Economic Company for Industrial Development, faced looming unemployment and the closure of the company’s multiple textile factories. A common enough story in Egypt

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