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Valery B. Ferim

valorise Western norms, silence the subaltern and perpetuate the dependency of Africa in particular and the third world in general ( Childs and Williams 2014 ); an African economic community with one currency, free trade and free movement of people as

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Leif Lewin

citizenship. It aims to democratize existing decision-making units rather than create a wholly new global decision-making unit. Taking affectedness into account can also help explain the policies that nations pursue. In spite of the fact that free trade is a

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Peter Hudson

subjectivity, live otherwise and think otherwise’. These maxims and imperatives informed all his various political interventions – he took them with him into the nascent trade union movement in Durban, into the student movement (NUSAS), into a wide array of

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On 20th Century Revolutionary Socialism, from Poland to Peru and beyond

Jean-Numa Ducange, Camila Vergara, Talat Ahmed, and Christian Høgsbjerg

‘myth’ as a metaphysical conception of life that ‘moves man in history’ (75). This theoretical framework sets the stage for Chapter 5 which focuses on Mariátegui's intense political engagement with trade union organising, multiple socialist publications

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Raphael de Kadt

’ of the time, engaged in constructive and mutually respectful exchanges with Steve Biko and Black Consciousness thinkers. and played a pivotal role in generating the dynamism that got the ‘new trade union’ movement underway in the context of the Durban

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Jean-Paul Gagnon and George Vasilev

requirement of being treated as free and equal ( Tully 2002) . About This Issue We opened this editorial with our own take on the opportunities that lie in the crisis of democracy because the articles and interview in this issue trade in the topic. Nadia

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Lawrence Ogbo Ugwuanyi

’, ‘a single currency’ and ‘free trade’ (ibid.). Thus, the substance of Nyerere’s theory is a demand for a form of pan-Africanism that would lead to ‘a continent-wide state, single and indivisible’ (ibid.: 330). He believes in ‘unity of action together

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Wiping away the Tears of the Ocean


Mogobe Ramose

and psychological force in pursuit of: (i) political injustice in the form of loss of sovereign title to territory and disenfranchisement in foreign countries; (ii) economic injustice based on racism justifying the slave trade and enslavement, a

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Pan-African Linguistic and Cultural Unity

A Basis For pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance

Simphiwe Sesanti

’ ( Diop 1987a: 7 ). Africans in West Africa had common languages, despite the existence of local dialects that were used as languages of trade and government (ibid). But with the arrival of European colonialism, African official languages were replaced

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Imagining Utopia in an Unfree World

Rick Turner on Morality, Inequality and Existentialism

Mary Ryan

incremental reform as a step in the process of transformation. In an interview with Edward Webster (2014: 148) , Turner said an institute was needed for worker education to educate workers into what a trade union is. Turner also wanted to create a journal to