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Turkey: Failed Coup and Repression

The July 15 failed coup in Turkey demonstrated the power of the people against the force of arms. But it has also opened the...

Brexit shock – what is happening in Europe?

Brexit, the vote for Britain to leave the European Union was a huge shock for the political establishment in Britain and across Europe.  All...

Pan-Africanism Today & the Working Class

The “Pan-Africanism Today” Conference which took place on March 25-27, at Lusaka brought together activists from 21 countries on the African continent and diaspora...

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...

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Nigerian workers, minimum wage and capitalism

The amount determined as a minimum wage has political, economic and social importance. Minimum wages are not simply products of negotiation. There are many...

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THE MIDWIVES SERVICE SCHEME IN NIGERIA: A CASE OF A TEMPORARRY...

by Deke Abi-Badru Maternal and child mortality has remained very high in Nigeria despite the efforts aimed at reducing the incidences, and generally improve maternal...