workers' control

workers' control
   the oppressive rule by an oligarchy
   Communist jargon which implied that the populace controlled the ruling and self-perpetuating oligarchs, rather than the contrary:
    Within the Leninist model... 'Worker's control' here means control of the workers. (Sunday Telegraph, August 1980, referring to Poland where before long the workers did take control)

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