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Biodun Jeyifo and the Wasted Generation

Wale Ajao


Let me start by introducing them. I am referring to those I want to describe as members of the wasted generation. This introduction is by their fruits a tiny group of individuals. They go by the appellation, “Marxists.” Sometimes they are called activists! In recent times some of them are better known as human rights activists. They are found all around the nation. Their main habitation is the campuses of tertiary institutions. They have since the colonial days been peddling revolution. Quite a few of them believed that capitalism would collapse under its weight of contradictions! Yet a few others think that a closely knit organisation can bring down the capitalist state.

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West Africa Review. ISSN: 1525-4488 (online).
Editors: Adeleke Adeeko, Nkiru Nzegwu, and Olufemi Taiwo.

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