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  • International Conference - Crisis of Politics & the Politics of Crisis

    Crisis of Politics and the Politics of Crisis: Searching for new left thinking and strategies. Read More
AIDC Statement on 2017/2018 Budget
2017/18 Budget:  Another holding operation - "too little too late". Read More

2017/18 Budget: Another holding operation – Too little, too late

Alternative Information and Development Centre – 2017/18 Budget:  Another holding operation Under the extreme pressure of the Zuptas and other sections of the predatory elite, on the one hand, and the credit ratings agencies, on the other, Minister Gordhan has

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HOW BLACK PANTHER SURVIVED SOLITARY CONFINEMENT FOR 43 YEARS

Albert Woodfox, as one of the Angola 3, he was in isolation longer than any other American. Then he came home to face his future. By Rachel Aviv “What does it feel like to be free?” Woodfox asked. “How do

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Justice for Mia – AIDC condemns murder of environmental lawyer

The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) condemns the murder of environmental lawyer Mia Manuelita Cumba Masacariñas-Green. The murdering of Mia has provoked outrage in a country where environmental activists are increasingly targeted. Mia Manuelita Cumba Masacariñas-Green, Philippines, was shot

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Watch: Rainwater Harvesting Cartoon

South Africa is a water scarce country. Now in times of drought our water supply is increasingly threatened, for all of us. The government has provided a limited amount of free basic water. This amount of Free basic water has never been

Communities, workers and students call for pro-poor budget
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Communities, Workers and Students demand Pro-Poor Budget

Approximately 100 workers affiliated to the soon to be launched new federation, student activists and community activists from unemployed people’s movements across the country marched to Parliament on Budget Day. Their demand was that the South African government tax the rich

International Conference - Crisis of Politics & the Politics of Crisis
Crisis of Politics and the Politics of Crisis: Searching for new left thinking and strategies. Read More

New Politics – Workshops – 15 March 2017

AIDC (www.aidc.org.za) working with the Transnational Institute (www.tni.org) within the New Politics Platform will host a series of parallel workshops on 15 March 2017 in Cape Town. These workshops will be attended by 25 researchers, public intellectuals and social and