Socialism is the way ahead

Socialism is the way ahead

Kenya was a victim of colonialism for decades before armed resistance by people brought independence. Hopes were high then that the aims of resistance would be met: stolen lands would be returned to their rightful owners and a democratic, socialist state in which the...

Ideology – Ideas that can Oppress or
Liberate

The word ‘ideology’, originated in France and according to John Plamenatz, It meant the science or study of ideas, and was first used to refer to a type of philosophy fashionable at the turn of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.1 As the word started to be used...

Kenya Resists: Artists Challenge the
Hawk in the Sky

The year is 1976. The nation is in the iron grip of a powerful KANU (Kenya African National Union) elite which tolerates no opposition to its tyrannical rule, nor any resistance to its antipeople policies. Anyone who dares to challenge the all-powerful armed might of...

Origin and the Meaning of the Name Mau Mau

The struggle in Kenya by the Mau Mau movement [1948-1960) is a revolutionary chapter in the history of Kenya and revolutions in the South. It is this revolution, under the leadership of Field Marshall Dedan Kimathi, that won Kenya its freedom from British colonialism....

Classes and Class Struggle in Kenya

Class can be said to be the differences of people position in the system of social production. A group of people within a society who are in a particular position belongs to the same class e.g. producers in a capitalist country are the working class while those who...