Capitalism and the transformation of Africa: reports from Equatorial Guinea

Pathfinder, 2009 - 150 pages
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Reporting from Equatorial Guinea in central Africa, the authors focus on the social transformations unfolding, as revenues from offshore oil extraction are used to build infrastructure on which rising labor productivity, industry, and progress depend. Pulled into the world market as never before, both a capitalist class and a working class are being born.Here also, in accounts of the work of volunteer Cuban medical brigades in Equatorial Guinea, is the living example of Cubas socialist revolutionmade possible by workers and farmers who were led five decades ago to take power into their own hands.Woven together, these seemingly disparate threadsthe beginning transformation of production and class relations in Equatorial Guinea, and the proletarian course of the Cuban Revolutionshow a future to be fought for today.

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"In the decades of wars, economic crises, and explosive class battles that lie ahead, the weight of the toilers of Africa in shaping the future will be greater than ever before." Reporting from ... Consulter l'avis complet

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About the authors
Background on Equatorial Guinea
highlights realities facing millions in Africa
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