Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTER CASTRO?

WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTER CASTRO? US Imperialism Certainly Expects ‘regime change’, Not Just in the Government Of Cuba But Also In Its Social System. Will Cuba inevitably go the way of Russia and Eastern Europe following the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989, with the return of a virulent capitalism? This question is prompted by the recent illness of

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Congo:

Congo: Presidential election triggers new crisis Masses yearn for end to despotism, wars and poverty Peluola Adewale Voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) went back to the polls, on 29 October, for the run-off presidential election. The contest is between Joseph Kabila, the incumbent, who was installed, in 2001, after his father Laurent was murdered by a

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Mexico and the Stolen Presidency!

Mexico and the Stolen Presidency! By Alayande Stephen The present tide of political consciousness and radicalisation of Latin American has systemically taken its toil on the Central America Country, Mexico. This obviously underscores the stimulating anti-imperialist movements that have been sweeping across Latin America continuously in the last few years. Mexico, which is country with over 107 million population, has

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REFORMS IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

REFORMS IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY More Job Losses On The Way By Toyin Raheem, Chairman, Agege NCP The government of General Olusegun Obasanjo has proved beyond reasonable doubt it is all out to unleash ceaseless neo-liberal attack on workers and poor masses. Every government should be able to appraise itself and retrace its steps towards improving on the welfare of

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FROM NEPA TO PHCN:

FROM NEPA TO PHCN: Name Changes but Darkness Remains By Bosah Chinedu Since the change of the name from National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), which is commonly known as “never expect power always” to Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) also known as “please hold your candles now”, epileptic power supply has gone from bad to worse. In fact, much

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NIGERCHIN WORKERS STRUGGLE

NIGERCHIN WORKERS STRUGGLE Labour Leadership Should Work For Victory By Emma Adikwe The workers of Nigerchin Ikeja Lagos, who staged a heroic three-month struggle to press home demand for recognition of their rights to belong to trade union of their choice, have been left to rot in lurch. They have neither won the battle nor returned back to their work

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Oceanic Bank Workers Opt For a Union

Oceanic Bank Workers Opt For a Union By Dagga Tolar The so-called “higher standard of service” dished out by a majority of the new generation banks is largely at the great expense of the workers, who are outright denied the right to belong to a trade union. Workers are made to sign a document, stating their non-interest in the union

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Voters Registration Exercise: A BIG SHAM

Voters Registration Exercise: A BIG SHAM By Demola Yaya The present farce tagged “voters registration and revalidation exercise” by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) commenced October 25 is a graphic indication that both the commission and the Obasanjo’s regime can never conduct a credible, free and fair election come 2007 general elections. Before the commencement of the exercise, Chairman

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GOVERNMENT OF CORRUPTION

GOVERNMENT OF CORRUPTION Obasanjo and Atiku Must Go! For a Working People’s Political Alternative! By Peluola Adewale When President Olusegun Obasanjo was in Singapore attending IMF/World Bank annual meeting on September 16, his attention should have been fixed on the tumultuous events rocking close by in Taiwan. About 100,000 people had literally taken over the Capital, Taipei, to press their