Class struggle and resistance in Africa

Leo Zeilig



This collection of essays and interviews studies class struggle and social empowerment on the African continent. Employing Marxist theory to address the postcolonial problems of several different countries, experts analyze such issues as the renewal of Islamic fundamentalism in Egypt, debt relief, trade union movements, and strike action. Includes interviews with leading African socialists and activists.


This fascinating book fills a vacuum that has weakened the believers in Marxist resistance in Africa. — Joseph Iranola Akinlaja, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Nigeria


Leo Zeilig is a writer and researcher. He has written extensively on African politics and history, including books on working-class struggle and the development of revolutionary movements, and biographies on some of Africa s most important political thinkers and activities.