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Drums of War Again

As imperialist forces appear set for another war in Iraq In 2011, the Syrian people joined their sisters and brothers throughout the Middle East in...

The Panama Papers – the rich elite are corrupt across the world

In early April 100 newspapers went public on the information that they had obtained from the Panama Papers.  A massive leak detailing the corrupt...

SWL Protests the Murders of MST Comrades

And says NO to a constitutional coup in Brazil Socialist Workers League protested the murders of Vilmar Bordim and Leomar Bhorbak, who were members of...

Socialists Support University of Nairobi Students Protest

The Social Democratic Party (Marxist) of Kenya has given its support to the protest of University of Nairobi students against the imposition of a...

Socialism Becoming Popular Again?

In 1986, the military government of General lbrahim Babangida established the Political Bureau. The Political Bureau initiated a debate on the social-economic and political...

Venezuela shows the limits of state led socialism

by Drew Povey Since Hugo Chávez first came to power, in February 1999, Venezuela has provided an alternative which the Nigerian state could have chosen...

Socialist for US President?

by Drew Povey Bernie Sanders is not a name that is heard often on the international news. But, as a Presidential candidate for the US...

Trade Unions in Ghana Protest Price Increases and Poverty

The trade unions in Ghana are showing that action is the way to fight price increases and poverty.  Last Wednesday (20th January, 2016) the...

Mass Struggles Continue in Burundi

by Drew Povey Turmoil continues to grip Burundi as we go to press, nearly seven months after President Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would seek...

Students’ Rebellion in South Africa

by Ashley Fataar After ten days of unprecedented protests, students in South Africa won an interim demand that there be no increases in university fees...

W/African Trade Unions Organise Special Congress

by Segun Ogun A special congress of the Organisation of Trade Unions in West Africa (OTUWA) held on October 22-24, at Abuja. Trade union federations...

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Socialist Worker, May – June 2018

Cover: Dare to STRUGGLE! Dare to WIN!!  *  News and Comment: Karl Marx for Changing the World  * Herdsmen/Farmers Conflict: Significance and Way Out  * Towards Unity for Working...

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2016 Budget – what promises for working class-people?

The budget will not bring any significant change to most Nigerians.  Huge promises were made for spending on public education and health during the...