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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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International Day of Cooperatives - Nigerian Tribune

COOPERATIVE societies play an increasingly important part in the economic life of many countries. Cooperation has existed ever since the early human beings discovered that working together, they could accomplish their tasks much more easily and effectively. Thus the historical foundations of modern cooperatives can be traced to the ancient Egypt and Babylon, the ancient China, the Roman Empire, the activities of the Aztecs in South America before the Spanish advent and conquest, and those of the American Indians as well as to the traditional African notion of working together for mutual benefits. 

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Nigeria's Anti-LGBTQ Law - Huffington Post

Nigeria's Anti-LGBTQ Law - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it

When Nigeria's "yan daudu" population no longer walked freely and publicly in their communities, it was a clear and ominous sign to everyone of what was coming down the legislative pike: a new draconian anti-gay law.

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Nigeria's LGBTQ-Cleansing Law - UK Progressive Magazine

Nigeria's LGBTQ-Cleansing Law - UK Progressive Magazine | real utopias | Scoop.it

For more than a century, the “yan dandu,” (shorthand for “men who act like women” or cross-dressers) population was an accepted Hausa subculture in the Muslim north. As a Muslim Bori practice the yan dandu’s religious ritual is traditionally practiced and celebrated among its most marginalized populations, like sex workers, and gay, bisexual and transgender men.

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Political Parties And The Need For Internal Democracy - Leadership Newspapers

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Political Parties And The Need For Internal Democracy
Leadership Newspapers
By this simple definition, democracy must be mass participatory, it must be the process for people to aspire to or elect their leadership free.
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Curated by jean lievens
Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation