Already in Hell: Labor After Communism
Against The Current vol. 118

Windau, George
http://www.solidarity-us.org/node/253

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/09/2005
Year Published:  2005  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13189

Factory workers in the former Soviet Union have a saying: “Things can’t get any worse, we are already in hell.” David Mandel’s book Labour After Communism documents the realities of working-class life in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus: factories with no central heating, where workers to maintain body heat build fires in metal drums or large metal toolboxes, the smoke of these fires rising up through holes in the roof.

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