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We All Need to Make Our Trade Union Branches Stronger

All supporters of Socialist Labour should be active in their trade union branches. That way we can all help to win a decent minimum wage and other improvements in our working lives. Below we provide some practical advice.  We need to improve this guidance with your ideas, suggestions and experience.

Only a Resolute General Strike Can Win a Decent Minimum Wage

The situation in Nigeria is now far more critical for workers than a year ago. The majority of the population has suffered the greatest attack on its living standards for a generation. This led to the explosion in crime and insecurity.  There is an urgent need for intense mass mobilisations and a well-organized sustained national general strike...

Only a Resolute General Strike Can Win a Decent Minimum Wage

The situation in Nigeria is now far more critical for workers than a year ago. The majority of the population has suffered the greatest attack on its living standards for a generation. This led to the explosion in crime and insecurity.  There is an urgent need for intense mass mobilisations and a well-organized sustained national general strike...

ECONOMIC HARDSHIP UNDER THE PRESIDENT BOLA AHMED TINUBU REGIME: ANY HOPE FOR THE MASSES?

BY FEMI ABORISADE Presented to the TUC South West workshop on 23rd May 2024 INTRODUCTION This paper attempts to assess the conditions of living of the masses through selected indices over a period of time with a view to empirically determining whether...

The Predisposition and Possibilities of Crisis in the Circulation of Capital.

In Marx's circuit of capital, capital's primary objective is the smooth expanded accumulation of itself with the generation of surplus value during the production process. The circulation of capital takes place in three stages. The first stage occurs in the circulation sphere, the second occurs in the production sphere and the third in the sphere of realization....

Crisis in Mali: the position of the radical left

APRIL 30, 2024            PAUL MARTIAL The France section of the African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence (SADI) party invited French left-wing organizations to an information and discussion meeting with its leader Omar Mariko on the situation in Mali.  A meeting deemed necessary by the leaders of SADI to prevent the French left from...

UNRESOLVED ISSUE OF ELECTRIC POWER SUPPLY

                                            By Biodun Olamosu Introduction The electric power industry is associated with economic development of any country. For industrial development to take place, the development of social infrastructures, including the provision of regular electricity must be taken for granted. Electricity is also of vital importance in commercial institutions and residential areas...

Unveiling the Roots of Insecurity, Healing the Wounds of Human Rights Violations in South East Nigeria: a report by RULAAC

In March 2024, the Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC) issued a report on insecurity in the South East. The roots of insecurity described in the report could apply to almost anywhere in Nigeria and indeed insecurity and a violent state response has in recent years spread across most of the country with the associated...

We Need To Re-Build a Socialist Alternative

The price of petrol has increased nearly as much in the last year as during the whole period of Obasanjo’s eight year presidency. Now we also face a tripling of the cost of electricity and job losses from the implementation of the Oronsaye Report. And yet the trade unions continue to take little action. They still generally...

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