Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

By - DSM

September 2005 Special issue Socialist Democracy

September 14, 2005 Special issue Socialist Democracy NLC/LASCO protests: Fuel price hike, chase out Obasanjo regime   The current hike of fuel price is totally unjustifiable. According to the government, petroleum products are being subsidised by $4.5 million a day. However, when this so-called subsidy is compared with what income is daily generated from oil sales, then, the absolute anti-poor

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Socialist Democracy Aug – Sept 2005

Socialist Democracy Aug – Sept 2005 Index Contents After Failed National Confab: Labour Must Fight Consistently The Paris Club “Debt Relief” Package: A Big Con Proposed Fuel Price Hike: Mobilise For Regime And System Change! Fresh Democratic Election Must Be Conducted For Lagos State Local Councils Six Apo Killings Funding Privately Owned Commercial Banks With Public Money Is Super Corruption

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Socialist Democracy Special edition July 2005

Contents INCESSANT FUEL HIKE: Labour Needs Revolutionary Mass Actions To Defeat This Baseless And Provocative Anti-poor Policy NATIONAL CONFAB IS AN EXPENSIVE JOKE: Labour Leaders Should Pull Out Immediately ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE LED NLC: Six Years Of Missed Opportunities OBASANJO’S ANTI-CORRUPTION POSTURING WILL NOT HALT TREASURY LOOTING 2005 TRADE UNION ACT: undemocratic and Anti-Labour – DSM Complete text on one page

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Socialist Democracy May Day 2005

Contents INCESSANT FUEL HIKE: Labour Needs Revolutionary Mass Actions To Defeat This Baseless And Provocative Anti-poor Policy NATIONAL CONFAB IS AN EXPENSIVE JOKE: Labour Leaders Should Pull Out Immediately ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE LED NLC: Six Years Of Missed Opportunities OBASANJO’S ANTI-CORRUPTION POSTURING WILL NOT HALT TREASURY LOOTING 2005 TRADE UNION ACT: undemocratic and Anti-Labour – DSM Complete text on one page

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Socialist Democracy March – April 2005

Socialist Democracy March – April 2005   Contents – OBASANJO’S NATIONAL CONFAB: A Journey Without Destination   – NANS Declares March 15 As A Day Of Mass Action Against Hostel Privatisation   – International Women’s Day 2005   – HEALTH WORKERS’ STRIKES: Metaphor Of The Sorry State of Health Sector   – NEPA BLACKOUT: No Solution Within The System  

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Socialist Democracy January 2006

Socialist Democracy January 2006 January 12, 2006 World Social Forum, Bamako, Mali This year the World Social Forum is taking the form of three polycentric events. Two are taking place in January 2006; one in Bamako (Mali) and the other in Caracas (Venezuela). The Karachi (Pakistan) event has been postponed until later in 2006 due to last year’s tragic earthquake.

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Socialist Democracy November 2004

Contents FUEL PRICE HIKE, MASS POVERTY, UNEMPLOYMENT, ETC Kick Obasanjo’s Government Out Now! PRIVATISATION OF SCHOOL HOSTELS NIGER DELTA: OBASANJO HELD MEETINGS WITH MILITANTS OBASANJO’S ANTI-LABOUR BILL ROTIMI EWEBIYI: MEMORIAL MEETING IRON AND STEEL SECTOR’S HISTORIC DECAY THE PENSION REFORM PRE-GENERAL STRIKE RALLIES DRAW WIDE SUPPORT TRADE UNION BILL – A Very Reactionary Legal Shackle HOW TO MOVE NCP FORWARD

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Socialist Democracy Special Bulletin October 2004

Socialist Democracy Special Bulletin October 2004 KICK OUT OBASANJO GOVT NOW! Resist All Anti-Peoples Policies Time for System Change Again, the pump prices of the petroleum products have been increased. Nigerians have almost lost count of the number of times the price of these essential commodities have been hiked in the life of the Obasanjo’s led government. It is one

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Socialist Democracy July 2004

Contents GENERAL STRIKES: How To Fight And Defeat Obasanjo’s Anti-poor, Capitalist Government ROTIMI EWEBIYI: A Rare Socialist Class Fighter Passes On HOW TO COMBAT HIV/AIDS “Working class living condition in Europe is far less glamorous than many Nigerian youths may actually think” AS CLASS DIVIDE SHARPENS: Ruling Class Must Prepare For Class War SEIZURE OF FUNDS OVER NEW LOCAL GOVERNMENTS:

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Socialist Democracy March 2004

Contents MASS MOVEMENT IN 2004: REVOLUTIONARY STRATEGY NEEDED THE LAUNCHING OF NEW LABOUR PARTY: A WELCOME DEVELOPMENT BUT…… TRADE UNIONS: * FIGHT OBASANJO’S ANTI-LABOUR BILL * ENIGEERING WORKERS’ LEADER: "TIME FOR SYSTEM CHANGE" * FIGHT PRIVATISATION AND RETRENCHMENT WORKPLACE NEWS: * SEWUN, AMPISEN SIGN COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT * RECALL GIL SACKED WORKERS NOW! * CIU DEMANDS OLOWOOKERE’S RECALL NO TO DE-REGISTRATION

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Socialist Democracy Special Bulletin October – November 2003

29 October 2003 Socialist Democracy Paper of Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) Special Bulletin October – November 2003 Fuel Crisis, Deregulation, Mass Poverty, TIME FOR SYSTEM CHANGE An Independent Pan-Nigerian Working Masses Political Party Must Be Built After almost five years of civil rule, the living conditions of most layers of the working masses have grown from bad to worse. While

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Socialist Democracy Sept – Oct 2003

Socialist Democracy Sept – Oct 2003 Index   Socialist Democracy Paper of Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM)   Download rtf file   Resist Obasanjo’s Anti-Poor Agenda   Editorial Anambra Coup: Lessons For The Working Masses Lagos: Round Two Of Working Class Repression Workers, Pensioners Groan Over Unpaid Wages NCP Condemns Invasion Of Ojota Garage How To Build NCP After The Elections

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Socialist Democracy Special Bulletin August 2003

26th July 2003 Socialist Democracy Paper of Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) Special Bulletin August 2003 General Strike against fuel price rise: The Lesson For The Working Masses After eight days of grim heroic struggles, the Obasanjo government was forced to reduce the recent increment in fuel prices by 15%. Now petrol officially is to sell at N34 per litre instead of

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Socialist Democracy April – May 2003

Socialist Democracy April – May 2003   2003 ELECTIONS: VOTE NCP REJECT PDP, AD, ANPP AND OTHER MONEYBAG PARTIES BUILD A MASS MOVEMENT FOR SOCIALIST CHANGE   Vote NCP – Reject PDP, AD, ANPP And Other Moneybag Parties; Build A Mass Movement For Socialist Change Why We’ll Vote For NCP   Interviews With DSM Comrades Standing As NCP Candidates End

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Socialist Democracy Feb – Mar 2003

Socialist Democracy Feb – Mar 2003 2003 Elections REJECT THE MONEYBAG PARTIES * Build A Mass-Based NCP * Fight For Socialist Policies To End Nigeria’s Crisis The tempo of political activities has quickened in the country following the release of the time-table for the 2003 national and state elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). By this time-table, election

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Socialist Democracy Nov – Dec 2002

Socialist Democracy Nov – Dec 2002 Political Violence, Election Rigging … Only The Masses Can Save Civil Rule   The recent period has witnessed an upsurge in political violence as a result of unbridled rivalry between the different factions of the capitalist ruling elite in different parts of the country. During the same period, the so-called Independent National Electoral Committee