Walter Rodney

Street Speech - Walter Rodney

A street speech in Guyana by Walter Rodney arguing against racial antagonism and explaining its role in the functioning of capitalism. Note: It is important to understand that the following comments were made specifically in the context of the Guyanese situation.

Aspects of the International Class Struggle in Africa, the Caribbean and America - Walter Rodney

Walter Rodney.

Written in 1974 for the sixth Pan-African congress, this essay analyses the class struggle in Africa and its relation to the newly independent countries since the fifth congress in 1945. Rodney is intensely critical of the nationalism of 'African petty-bourgeiosie ruling class' while also drawing attention to the internationalist, class content of aspects of the anti-colonial struggles.

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

First published in 1972 this book argues that African underdevelopment is consequent to colonialism. Anarchist writers have been critical of the support given to the Tanzanian state in the preface.