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16 April 2015

No to xenophobia! Working class unity for jobs, education and services for all

Workplace and community action to stop murder, looting and government fuelling of xenophobia!

The South African Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) condemns the xenophobic attacks that are centred in and around Durban and now spreading also to Johannesburg. We call on community organisations and trade unions across South Africa to take a stand to put an end to the attacks by organising assemblies against xenophobia in their locations and workplaces.

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16 April 2015

What low oil prices cost the world economy

The shale oil revolution in the US and Canada has produced a world oil glut – and a slump in investment in high-cost oilfields. Lower oil prices have given a boost to economic growth in the US and oil importers like the EU, India and Japan – but thrown oil producers like Russia, Nigeria and Venezuela into crisis. They have split Opec and sharpened the competition between oil importers and exporters. Far from being an unqualified 'plus', the sudden plunge of oil and gas prices has underlined the volatility in the world capitalist economy.

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4 April 2015

2015 ELECTIONS: RULING PARTY CRUMBLES IN HISTORIC ELECTION

But Only Mass Struggle Can Guarantee the Interests of Workers and Poor Masses under Buhari's Presidency

The March 28, 2015 election was without doubt a major turning point for Nigeria. For the first time in the country’s 55 years existence as an independent country, a ruling party - the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) which has been in power for 16 years since the end of military rule in 1999 - was roundly defeated in an election.

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2 April 2015

DSM WEEK 2015: DSM-OAU CELEBRATES GENUINE IDEAS OF MARXISM

The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) branch of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, recently held a series of political activities tagged "DSM Week 2015". The DSM week, which is an annual event, started on Monday, 9th March with political gyration (singing, speech making and social interaction) and publicity and ended with a public symposium held on Wednesday, 11th March.

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26 March 2015

Uche Dike: A Socialist and Working Class Fighter Gone too Soon

Uche Dike - photo DSM

Uche Dike - photo DSM

DSM Ajegunle Branch

At about noon on Friday March 20, 2015, family members gave the heartbreaking news of the death of their son Uchenna Dike, aged 31, to the members of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), Ajegunle branch - an organisation that he had been active in for over 12 years, since joining in 2002.

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26 March 2015

VICTIMISATION OF ERC MEMBERS AND ATTACK ON DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS AT IBADAN POLYTECHNIC

Call for Solidarity Actions

We call on trade unions including the staff unions in the polytechnic, civil society organizations, radical student unions, youth organisations and socialists, locally and internationally, to prevail on the management to halt this attack on democratic rights

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23 March 2015

NLC DELEGATES CONFERENCE OUTCOME TRIGGERS SPLIT IN THE TRADE UNION MOVEMENT

BUILDING A FIGHTING AND DEMOCRATIC TRADE UNIONISM IS THE ONLY WAY TO HALT GROWING DEGENERACY

Updated DSM press statement issued on March 20, 2015

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21 March 2015

Boko Haram's Allegiance to ISIS: Propaganda or Real Threat?

The Nigerian Islamic fundamentalist group, Boko Haram, has now formally become an Affiliate of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). For some time now, Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau had been making overtures to ISIS leader, Abu - Bakr al - Baghdadi, in audio and video messages.

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19 March 2015

NLC DELEGATES' CONFERENCE OUTCOME TRIGGERS SPLIT IN THE TRADE UNION MOVEMENT

BUILDING A FIGHTING AND DEMOCRATIC TRADE UNIONISM IS THE ONLY WAY TO HALT GROWING DEGENERACY

Many trade unionists and workers and change-seeking elements will look with dismay at the divisions that have opened within the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), particularly as they appear to be based on personalities rather than a genuine debate for which way forward for Labour.

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18 March 2015

End the Horrible and Illegal Acts of the Osun State Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Now

We in the Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR), Osun State Chapter, hereby decry the horrible and illegal conducts of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Osun State Police Command, which itself has been robbing the poor people and youths of their freedom and democratic rights. This so called anti-robbery body has become a terror on the ordinary people the state.

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