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The Future That Works
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The Future That Works

Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu was a writer, revolutionary and politician. He led the 1964 Zanzibar revolution and was a cabinet minister in Tanzania until 1972 when he was imprisoned by Nyerere. He was eventually released six years later with the aid of an international campaign. Babu taught at San Francisco State University and Amherst College and later moved to London at Birkbeck College.


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  • The Future That Works available on April 25 2016 from Buy for 28.03
  • ISBN bar code 9780865438347 ξ2 registered April 25 2016
  • ISBN bar code 9780865438347 ξ1 registered February 08 2015
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Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu was a writer, revolutionary and politician. He led the 1964 Zanzibar revolution and was a cabinet minister in Tanzania until 1972 when he was imprisoned by Nyerere. He was eventually released six years later with the aid of an international campaign. Babu taught at San Francisco State University and Amherst College and later moved to London at Birkbeck College. He became a friend and source of strength to struggling peoples all over the world, and he continued to play a unique role in African politics. In the face of the intensifying economic stranglehold and ideological dominance of Western agencies, he spoke and wrote of the need for a second liberation of Africa. A committed Marxist, he was a passionate believer in a socialist Pan-Africanism. Spanning almost forty years of the remarkable life of A. M. Babu, these seminal essays and witty articles, together with inspirational speeches delivered on various occasions, cast a clear and analytical light on many key political events and processes in Africa and elsewhere--and they suggest ways in which to move forward. The book is organized around several interlinked themes: 7Economic policies and development 7Pan-Africanism 7Democracy and human rights 7International relations and international solidarity 7National liberation in the era of neocolonialism 7Marxist theory It was his belief in the power of the people that clearly stands out Babu still lives in our every effort to bring about social justice in Africa and the world. --Ngugi wa Thiong'o He never stopped thinking of how to change life and society as it is lived the everlasting impression one is left with is an uncompromising zest for life, of anunending quest in every realm, personal as well as political. --Mahmood Mamdani Some of us, mainly academics, try to analyze those events and spoke speak of a renaissance of Africa and a new world. I think Babu analyzed not only where we stand today but on what conditions national liberat


References
    ^ The Future That Works : Selected Writings of A. M. Babu by Salma Babu, Abdul Rahman Mohamed Babu and Amrit Wilson (2000, Hardcover) (revised Mar 2015)
    ^ The Future That Works Buy. (revised Apr 2016)

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