Tag: mass mobilization
4 Years Ago: How Mass Action Forced al-Bashir from Power in Sudan
Many have described the Sudanese uprising as a “bread protest” against a rise in inflation. In fact the Sudanese people took to the streets for much more than a struggling economy, or the price of bread. They have been calling for freedom, peace, justice and the downfall of the regime.
EndSARS, Workers’ Power, and War
Written by Kunle Wizeman Ajayi, originally published in October of 2021 on africaisacountry.com The working class that organized #OccupyNigeria should collaborate with #EndSARS. If these two boiling points burn together to produce the fire next time, a new Nigeria will be possible. The present shape of Nigeria’s ruling-class oppression goes back to the mid-1980s, with…
The 2012 Quebec Student General Strike
Originally published at studentstrike.net (now defunct), CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 Printable PDF pamphlet below Introduction In February 2012, students in Quebec launched an unlimited general strike to fight back against a 75% hike in university tuition fees. Contrary to the expectations of many, the strike movement lasted more than six months, morphing into one of the largest periods…