Target: Africa | by John Feffer

An informal competition took place during the Bush years for the title of “second front” in the war on terror. Administration officials often referred to Southeast Asia as the next major franchise location for al-Qaeda, with the Philippines in particular...
The January Awakening in Nigeria | by Baba Aye

The January Awakening in Nigeria | by Baba Aye

Few in Nigeria would have the feeling that 2012 is barely a month old. The past few weeks have been filled with events of historic proportions. First, in response to the unpopular 120% hike in petrol price, the people spontaneously took to the streets across the...
Defend our right to strike! | by Roger Ronnie

Defend our right to strike! | by Roger Ronnie

The South African Constitution proclaims that everyone has the right to strike. The entrenchment of this right was bought at a high cost by the majority of working men and women through, amongst others, the use of the strike weapon as a measure of last resort in...