Council communism

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Council communism emerged theoretically and politically in Germany and Holland in the 1920's as a distinct alternative to the Leninist theory of revolution and its political practice, both in Russia and internationally, through the Third International. It calls for a decentralised form of communism featuring worker self-management of enterprises and overall coordination of production by workers' councils.

See:
Rachleff, Peter, 1976. Marxism and Council Communism, Chapter 8: `Council Communist Theory' marxists.org