Organization for Popular Democracy - Labour Movement
(Congrès Organisation pour la Démocratie Populaire - Mouvement du Travail) was the ruling political party in Burkina Faso
. It was founded in April 1989 by the Union of Burkinabè Communists
, the Revolutionary Military Organization
(OMR) and factions from Communist Struggle Union - The Flame
and Burkinabè Communist Group
as a party based on Marxism
, but strongly pragmatic, adopting the free market in its economic plan. It renounced Marxism-Leninism in March 1991.
In February 1996 the ODP-MT became a founding organization of the Congress for Democracy and Progress.
AIn the parliamentary election held on May 24 1992, it won 48.2 % of the popular vote and 70 out of 107 seats.
The ODP-MT was led by Arsène Bongnessan Yé, Nabaho Kanidoua and Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.
It published Yeelen.