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National Minimum Wage
AIDC Statement: a National Minimum Wage? - We need to be treated as humans Read More

The National Minimum Wage and the struggle for ending the low wage regime

Following the “R3500” national minimum wage (NMW) proposal from the government, we hope to see the start of a broad public debate about the conditions for the workers in South Africa. We welcome this debate pushed by unions and civil society

Inequality

Obscene Inequality – Eight men’s wealth equals half the world

From: Climate & Capitalism An ecosocialist journal (Adapted from Oxfam International News Release, January 16, 2017)  The gap between rich and poor is far greater than previously reported, because the poorest half of the world has even less wealth than

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South African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power – Newsletter (December 2016)

It’s been just under 4 months since the Southern Africa Campaign was launched in Swaziland at the first Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) on Transnational Corporations (TNC’s). And in this short time, so much has happened. The first Tribunal brought overwhelming

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Deadly devotion – Why capitalism is hopelessly addicted to fossil fuels

By: Amy Leather From: Climate & Capitalism An ecosocialist journal Republished, with permission, from the UK magazine Socialist Review, January 2017 With Donald Trump in the White House the future for our climate looks bleak, but capitalism’s love affair with

Some Xolobeni residents had been opposed to the plan. File picture: Yvette Descham

Update: Amadiba Crisis Committee

Amadiba Crisis Committee 2017-01-17: Unexpected support to the fight against mining at the funeral of Pondo Revolt veteran Samson Gampe Close to 1000 attended Mr Samson Gampe’s funeral in Sigidi on Saturday in Mbizana, Wild Coast. Samson Gampe passed away

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Zwelinzima Vavi: A message of solidarity to the NUMSA 10th National Congress

Zwelinzima Vavi, Convener of the Steering Committee message of solidarity to the NUMSA 10th National Congress 2016 held on the 12 – 15 December 2016, Cape Town Dear Comrades One and All, with all Revolutionary Protocol Observed It is of