Anarcho-syndicalism

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Anarcho-syndicalism is a political ideology that is a combination of anarchism and syndicalism (duh).

Under an anarcho-syndicalist system, all unnecessary public offices are abolished, and the legislative branch of the government is replaced by a council of trade unions, which run the affairs of state.

The aims of anarcho-syndicalism include the promotion of solidarity among the workers, direct action of the workers on their own behalf, and self organization of the workers and their work places (like any respectable socialist system).

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The most successful example of an anarcho-syndicalist government was that of Barcelona, Catalonia, during the Spanish Civil War prior to its defeat by Francoist forces. The anarcho-syndicalist movement remains strong in Spain to this very day through trade unions.

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