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  • Celebrating the Past, Building the Future [Editorial]

    "Celebrating the Past, Building the Future” and has 2 main features (1) local struggles and (2) the centenary of the Russian Revolution Read More

36 Civil Society Organisations Reject proposed increase in VAT

36 Civil Society Organisations reject proposed increase in VAT: Tax the wealthy to invest in our future! We are alarmed to hear that the Minister of Finance is proposing a 1% increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) to 15%. In


Understanding the National Budget – fact sheet

Understanding the National Budget – fact sheet In the light of a stagnant economy, growing debt and a further wave of job losses, we as civil society are taking up President Cyril Ramaphosa’s SONA call to engage his government in


We want the Right to say NO!

We want the Right to say NO! Alternatives to mining and extractivism Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue  No.5 | Editorial | 15 February 2018 “A rising tide will lift all boats.” That’s a common and understandable metaphor in economic contexts. But


Decolonising African Economies: Towards a people’s Pan-Africanism

Decolonising African Economies: Towards a people’s Pan-Africanism By Michael Nassen Smith | Amandla!Magazine Issue No. 55/56 | December 2017 In 2011, the Economist issued a special edition titled “Africa Rising” and argued that the continent had a bright and prosperous


Rethinking economic policy and strategy

Rethinking economic policy and strategy By Zunaid Moolla | Amandla! magazine Issue 55-56 | December 2017 Let us start with a few words of sympathy for Malusi Gigaba. He was thrust into the position of Minister of Finance as a


Worker Resistance in a Time of Labour Market Restructuring

Worker Resistance in a Time of Labour Market Restructuring By Siviwe Mhlana | Amandla! Magazine Issue 55/56 | December 2017 On 10 July 2017, following an appeal by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), the Labour Appeal

 
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