Opinion

“Insecurity” In Nigeria: What Can the Left Do?, By Edwin Madunagu

The fundamental demand that should be made on the Nigerian state is that everything should be done within the Constitution to protect the masses – at no extra cost to them, but rather, with a substantial reduction of their current existential burden. Reflections on the current “insecurity” and “threatening state…
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Opinion

Revolutions that “Fired” Young Leftists, By Edwin Madunagu

It was not just what happened at those revolutionary points that “fired” our consciousness. We were also “fired”, in particular, by how they happened, at what moments they happened, and the roles played by particular groups and individuals in what happened. I feel the need to begin with some clarifications…
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Columns

Centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution: They Changed The World, By Owei Lakemfa

One of the greatest contributions of the USSR to humanity was that it stopped the march of Nazi Germany and reversed its victories; but this came at a cost of over 20 million lives. Also, it demystified governance, and taught the poor, especially workers and farmers that they too can…
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Guest Columns

On Visiting the House Lenin Once Lived In, By Owei Lakemfa

I was at the Baden International Business School (BIBS) Switzerland from August 23-29 as a Resource Person. My presentation was on “Labour Unions and their Future in the Energy Industry.” In this I posited that, “So fundamental had electricity become at the turn of the 20th Century, that it was…
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