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Socialist Worker, Nov-Dec. 2017
November 6th, 2017
Cover Nigeria at 57: Workers Are ANGRY! News & Comment: When Workers’ Power Shook the World; On Restructuring and the Developmental State; Restructuring Should Mean Substantial Increase in Minimum Wage.
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Nigeria at 57: Workers Are ANGRY!
November 1st, 2017
In his speech to mark Nigeria’s Independence on October 1, 1960, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa cheerfully said the new nation-state “now stands well-built upon firm foundations”. This might be true then
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developmental state
On Restructuring and the Developmental State
October 25th, 2017
Restructuring has been one of the most used words in political discourse in the country, over the last six months. The trade union movement has entered the arena of this
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Centenary
When Workers’ Power Shook the World
October 25th, 2017
The October Revolution, a 100 years ago, in Russia was a turning point in history. Workers rose, seized power and tried to build socialism; a new society based on solidarity,
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50 years is enough
Revolutionary Pressures in Togo
October 25th, 2017
Tens of thousands of working-class people and youth took over the streets in Togo, over the last few months, demanding the resignation of President Faure Gnassingbé. He has been head
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Cameroon
Cameroon soldiers shoot independence activists dead
October 25th, 2017
In Cameroon, as in the south east of Nigeria, government troops have killed protestors agitating for independence for their region. Soldiers shot dead at least eight people and wounded others