GAMBIA: Election stalls in a stalemate! An end to Jammeh rule will offer relief but not a permanent respite unless there is a break with capitalism Workers and poor masses must be united in a struggle for a socialist Gambia! By Abbey Trotsky The Gambia presidential election held on December 1, 2016, has ended up in a stalemate despite producing
LOOKING FOR A WORKING CLASS ALTERNATIVE TO THE BUHARI/APC CAPITALIST CRISIS? SUPPORT THE DSM APPEAL FOR DONATIONS TO CARRY ON OUR WORK We write to appeal for generous donations towards the running of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) and our intervention in workers, students and poor masses’ struggles over the next three months. This include running of the secretariat, visit
RIVERS RERUN ELECTION By Chinedu Agbebire Nearly two years after the 2015 general election, the Rivers state legislative rerun election finally took place on December 10, 2016 with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) winning two senatorial seats while the All Progressive Congress (APC) won one senatorial seat amidst the usual Nigeria election features such as killing, maiming, ballot snatching, shooting,
Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution Reports of activities of DSM/ERC branches commemorating the death of Fidel Castro Following the death of Fidel Castro at the age of 90 on November 25, 2016, there has been a renewed attempt to denigrate Fidel Castro and consequently the Cuban revolution and socialist ideas in general by pro-capitalist western media. There has been
ERC CONDEMNS POLICE VIOLENT ATTACK ON LAUTECH STUDENTS’ PEACEFUL PROTEST Aregbesola and Ajimobi are to be Blamed for the Crisis in LAUTECH The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) strongly condemns last Friday’s (9th December 2016) violent attack unleashed by armed police on protesting students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. We condemn the police for this violent attack.
AFTER ONDO STATE ELECTION: WHAT NEXT FOR THE WORKING PEOPLE? Owoyomi Damilola Owot SPN Ondo State Amidst the economic recession viz-a-viz non-payment of 7-month salaries, Ondo State people went to poll to decide who would govern the state for the next 4 years. The gubernatorial election, beleaguered from inception by all kinds of crises and contradictions, came up on the
Three day nationwide strike shuts down Sudan in unique defiance of Al-Bashir’s rule Escalation of the struggle needed to overthrow repressive regime Serge Jordan, Committee for a Workers International The streets and public squares of Sudan’s major cities were left looking deserted from their usual traffic and pedestrian frenzy as the country was shaken by three days of “civil disobedience”