Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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CDWR Supports Teachers Strike

PRESS STATEMENT CDWR Supports Teachers Strike We Demand Immediate Payment of 27.5% TSA to Teachers The Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) condemns the continued refusal of some state governors to pay the Teachers Salary Allowance (TSA), 27.5% of the salaries, which has been agreed upon between the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) and federal government in 2008 and

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Marikana massacre ignites mass movement

South Africa Marikana massacre ignites mass movement ANC leadership has shown since the massacre that the gulf between it and the masses is now unbridgeable By Weizmann Hamilton, Democratic Socialist Movement (CWI in South Africa) The six-week Marikana strike ended on 18 September. The miners accepted a 22% pay rise and a 2,000 rand payment for loss of earnings during

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CRIPPLING FUEL SCARCITY IN LAGOS AND OTHER PARTS OF THE COUNTRY

CRIPPLING FUEL SCARCITY IN LAGOS AND OTHER PARTS OF THE COUNTRY DSM Demands Repair of Refineries and Provision of Other Basic Infrastructure We Urge Labouring Masses and their Organisations to Kick-start Resistance Campaigns PRESS STATEMENT Fuel scarcity is back to Lagos and other parts of the country. Over a week, the residents in Osun and Oyo states have been experiencing

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South Africa

South Africa Video: Paul Murphy, CWI MEP speaks on miners’ struggle Massacre of South African miners and Betrayal of the ANC Click here to see a video of Paul Murphy, Member of the European parliament for the Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) giving an intervention in the European parliament yesterday on the struggle of the South African miners, on the

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South Africa: Miners’ struggle spreads and intensifies

South Africa: Miners’ struggle spreads and intensifies Press reports on impact of Democratic Socialist Movement (CWI in South Africa) socialistworld.net The intentions of the bosses and state to drown the South African miners’ militancy in blood – with the Marikana massacre of 16 August – and discourage further workers’ actions have spectacularly failed. On the contrary, their struggle has spread

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South Africa: Miners’ struggle spreads and intensifies

South Africa: Miners’ struggle spreads and intensifies Press reports on impact of Democratic Socialist Movement (CWI in South Africa) socialistworld.net The intentions of the bosses and state to drown the South African miners’ militancy in blood – with the Marikana massacre of 16 August – and discourage further workers’ actions have spectacularly failed. On the contrary, their struggle has spread

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The Life and Legacy of Fela: His Message and Lesson for the Oppressed

The Life and Legacy of Fela: His Message and Lesson for the Oppressed DSM Holds Symposium at University of Ibadan By Godwin Paspel On Friday, 31st August, 2012, the University of Ibadan (UI) branch of Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) held a public symposium tagged FELABRATION 2012 with the theme: The Life and Legacy of Fela, His Message and Lesson for

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Marikana Massacre: DSM Stage Protest at South African Embassy in Nigeria

Marikana Massacre: DSM Stage Protest at South African Embassy in Nigeria By Peluola Adewale Members of Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), armed with placards with various inscriptions and protest letter, were at the South Africa High Commission in Lagos on Thursday September 6, 2012, in protest against the Marikana massacre, which is reminiscent of apartheid era, and in solidarity with Lonmin

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South Africa

South Africa The Marikana Massacre Murder and attempted murder charges against miners detonates a volcano of rage Weizmann Hamilton, Democratic Socialist Movement (CWI in South Africa) In the face of widespread anger, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has been forced to drop the murder charges against the 270 miners arrested after the 16 August Marikana massacre and to release them.