In Argentina, factory workers have always been at the mercy of their bosses.

This is because the state offered them very little in the way of protection.

So the factory owners were everything to their workers. They not only paid their wages, but they also determined their fate.

When the economy collapsed in 2001, and many factories folded, workers were the first to suffer – not surprisingly. But instead of taking this lying down, workers reclaimed the bankrupt factories as their own, and they all became the boss – power, decision making and profits are all shared.

People & Power retraces the workers’ dramatic journey, from shop floor to boardroom.