Workers' Control in Economic Planning by The World Transformed published on 2018-09-23T15:45:37Z Red Pepper & Spokesman // Hilary Wainwright, Sam Mason, Phil Asquith, Pat Devine, John McDonnell MP @hilarypepper @johnmcdonnellMP The Lucas Plan is one of the most radical alternative models to economic planning ever drawn up by workers. By demanding the right to socially useful production, the plan reopened the debate on economic democracy. 40 years on, these ideas are as relevant as ever. How can we build workers’ control into economic planning? What technological tools are available for us to enhance the possibility of popular economic control? How can organised Labour champion the right to production with a social purpose?