International perspectives for Africa
The 12 points
- Social ownership and democratic control by workers, farmers and consumers of major economic and agricultural production units presently in the hands of local enterprises or global corporations
- Social ownership and democratic control by workers and consumer of all natural resources including water and minerals
- Rejection of all IMF/WTO/World Bank demands for privatisation and 'trade liberalisation'
- Repudiation of all foreign debts owed to Western banks and governments
- Distribution of farming land to the landless
- Crash programmes to tackle poverty, poor health, housing, education and transport services
- The end of presidential, one-party rule and the creation of genuinely democratic Peoples Assemblies with executive power at local, regional and national level in place of the existing political system
- The abolition of the standing army and the creation of a people's militia
- The right to organise in trade unions, civil and political organisations free from state interference and oppression
- The right to freely express, debate and publish diverging views from the government, including the exposure of corruption, nepotism and misappropriation of public funds and property
- Total opposition to and rejection of all forms of nationalism and tribalism in social and political life
- The perspective of a Pan African as well as a global social revolutionary change to unite the working masses against global capitalism and their local political representatives.