Strikes in the Education Sector: Need for Unity of Education Workers and Students in Struggle Reports of ERC solidarity activities to back on-going ASUU strike By Hassan Taiwo Soweto ERC National Coordinator ERC Protest March at University of Lagos – photo DSM Over the last three months, the education sector has been racked by one disruption after another. It is
Congo: A history of capitalist looting Since 1997, wars have claimed six million lives in the Congo, where life expectancy is 46 years. Yet this horrific situation receives little media attention in the west. Per-Ä¹ke Westerlund, RÃ¤ttvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden), first published in Socialism Today Per-Ä¹ke Westerlund reviews a book which lays a good foundation for a greater understanding of
Education Rights Campaign SUPPORT THE STRIKE! DON’T BREAK IT University Lecturers and Students United in the Struggle to Fight Neglect of Public Education! Great Nigerian students, there is urgent need for us to act now to save Nigeria’s education sector from a total collapse! It will interest us to know that between 2000 and 2011, Nigeria government earned N48.48 trillion
Egypt Polarisation grows – No trust in the generals Robert Bechert, Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) The stormy and bloody developments since the removal and arrest of President Morsi by the military mark a new, challenging and dangerous stage in the unfolding Egyptian revolution. Despite the huge, unprecedented mass mobilisation against Morsi the absence of an independent, socialist based
Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) For 48-Hour Nationwide General Strike and Mass Protests against Education Attacks and Non-Implementation of Minimum Wage The Socialist Party of Nigeria is compelled by the fresh wave of strike actions by education workers’ unions (NUT, ASUP, SSANIP and ASUU) to call on the leadership of the NLC and TUC to mobilize for a 48-hour general
Egypt: Huge protests demand the fall of Mursi No to the generals’ intervention! For a workers’ government! David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales, sister organisation of the DSM) Egypt protest 1 July 2013 Mohammed Mursi’s first anniversary as president of Egypt was marked by even bigger demonstrations than brought about the downfall of Hosni Mubarak in January 2011.
Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR) CDWR CALL ON DURA PACK MANAGEMENT TO END ONGOING VICTIMISATION OF WORKERS DURA PACK WORKERS SHOULD EMBARK ON STRUGGLES FOR BETTER WORKING CONDITIONS AND THE RECALL OF ILLEGALLY SACKED/LOCKED-OUT WORKERS Dura Pack is one of numerous Chinese owned companies in Nigeria which are run like slave camps. The company, which produces different types
Education Rights Campaign (ERC) Press Statement ERC Backs ASUU’s Indefinite Strike Action Calls on Federal Government to Meet Lecturers Demands Immediately Lecturers! Don’t Sit At Home, For Mass Protest and Demonstrations Students! Support the Strike, Don’t Break It! For a United Struggle of Education Workers and Students to Save Education From Collapse Arising from its NEC meeting at the Olabisi