The Take

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This feature documentary is about a movement of occupied factories that is turning the globalization debate on its head.  After decades of following the rules prescribed by the global market, Argentina’s economy dramatically collapsed.  Now, in the rubble of the failed model, thousands of Argentines are defiantly writing some rules of their own.  No. 1: When owners shut down their businesses, the employees have a right to take over the machines and keep their jobs. The story of the workers’ struggle is set against the dramatic backdrop of a crucial presidential election in...

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