Nigerian labour law looks into the rights, working conditions, minimum wage, termination clauses, and many other rules set by the government of Nigeria. The current version of the act was put into place in 2004, five years after their current constitution was established. Download for free below Labour Law 2004
On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King politicians queued to pay their respects. They smothered his memory with praise but none would acknowledge the truth – that King was a radical who wanted a complete transformation of society. Where in their vision was the king who stood out against the Vietnam […]
by Judith Orr In this hard-hitting timely book Judith Orr, leading pro-choice campaigner, argues that it’s time women had the right to control their fertility without the practical, legal and ideological barriers they have faced for generations. 47,000 women die annually from illegal abortions. Worldwide, anti-abortion campaigners attack women’s rights under existing law. Elsewhere, women […]
Rohimi Hensman Globalization has resulted in record numbers of women entering the wage-labour force globally. According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), “the share of women in wage and salaried work grew during the past ten years from 42.9 per cent in 1996 to 47.9 per cent in 2006” (ILO 2007). So around half of […]
BY FRANK FANON A distinguished psychiatrist from Martinique who took part in the Algerian Nationalist Movement, Frantz Fanon was one of the most important theorists of revolutionary struggle, colonialism, and racial difference in history. Fanon’s masterwork is a classic alongside Edward Said’s Orientalism or The Autobiography of Malcolm X, and it is now available in […]
BY WALTER RODNEY In his short life, the Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the leading thinkers and activists of the anticolonial revolution, leading movements in North America, South America, the African continent, and the Caribbean. In each locale, Rodney found himself a lightning rod for working class Black Power. His deportation catalyzed […]
This pamphlet provides the background to understand global warming and the wider environmental challenge. The 100 largest fossil fuel companies have been responsible for 71 percent of global emissions since 1988. The richest 10% of the world’s population is responsible for almost half of the world’s total lifestyle carbon emissions. It is capitalism that is to blame.