Africa: He Who Controls Labor

Since the brightest, most aggressive young men of Africa are generally the labor leaders, he who controls Africa's trade unions today may well control the continent tomorrow. No one is more aware of this than Ghana's ambitious Kwame Nkrumah, who for months has been striving to export his own authoritarian Marxist-style unionism to all of Africa. But everywhere Nkrumah turns, he finds the same stubborn opponent, the West's International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, which has won affiliates in 22 African nations with the argument that the worker fares best under demo...

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