workerism: a political theory that emphasizes the importance of, or glorifies, the working class
Both in theory and in political practice the 'operaismo' (workerism) of the 1960s and 70s
Within and against: the traditional refrain of Operaism returns
Operaismo means ‘workerism’. In countries like France the term refers to the (over)valuation – not free of anti-intellectualism – of the industrial working class, its culture and organizations. In Italy its meaning is the converse.