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    AIDC's 20th Anniversary and the seminar on the crisis of politics Read More
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

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History Will be the Judge: Fidel Castro, 1926-2016

Fidel Castro, Cuba’s leader of revolution, has died aged 90. Here is an extract from Tariq Ali‘s introduction to The Declarations of Havana, Verso’s collection of Castro’s speeches. On 26 July 1953 an angry young lawyer, Fidel Castro, led a

Marange Diamond Fields Massacre 2008 - Media Package
It´s been 8 years now since Operation Hakudzokwi (Operation No Return) was launched by the national army at the Marange diamond fields in Zimbabwe. More than 200 miners were brutally murdered and scores of women and children sexually assaulted in a military attack launched in collaboration with two Chinese mining companies. But no one has been prosecuted or held accountable. Read More

Marange Diamond Fields Massacre 2008 – Media Package

In 2006 the Marange fields in Zimbabwe were discovered since then have had an increasing output of diamonds (8,2 million carat in 2010; 16,9 million carat in 2012; 8-10 million carat estimated in 2015). The fields have been state-owned since

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Corporate climate risk is about profit, not fixing the problem

Corporate climate risk is about profit, not fixing the problem ‘Like latter-day wizardry, corporate risk calculations suggest that markets and capital can, not only control the natural world, but somehow anticipate it’ by Christopher Wright  and Daniel Nyberg Christopher Wright and Daniel

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DMR pushing for Xolobeni mining at Wild Coast Sun meeting: Where is the “18 month moratorium”?

Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) 2016-11-24: DMR pushing for Xolobeni mining at Wild Coast Sun meeting: Where is the “18 month moratorium”? Today the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) called “Xholobeni stakeholders” to a meeting at Wild Coast Sun Casino. An

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AIDC Leadership Camp: Talking unemployment and the Reserve Army of Labour

AIDC hosts the last day of a three day leadership training camp (29 – 1 December 2016). Comrades have come from all over the country to engage in important issues concerning the working class, poor and unemployed people of South