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  • Brazil's Student Upsurge

    Brazil’s massive student occupations are occurring against a backdrop of crumbling left parties and a vicious austerity government. Read More
absa saga2.0

Project Spear, ABSA Saga, Apartheid Debt + + +

Former President Thabo Mbeki and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan  have gone to extraordinary lengths to discredit the CIEX report as the illiterate rantings of a retired British spy (Michael Oatley) and bounty-hunter.  Let us now also recall the uproar that


South Africa and the Changing Possibilities for the Left

  South Africa and the Changing Possibilities for the Left By Leonard Gentle From website. With the claims that a new trade union federation will be launched in March 2017, it is appropriate to draw up a balance sheet of the


The problem with the past is that it doesn’t pass: on the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

The problem with the past is that it doesn’t pass: on the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution Posted on 2/13/2017 by Por Boaventura de Sousa Santos* This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution (RR) and also the 150th


Manufactured Consent – Power, Media and Think-tanks

Manufactured Consent: Power, Media and Think-tanks Corporations don’t just shape our politics or economics, they also seek to change public opinion to serve their interests. Which corporations play the biggest role in shaping knowledge and news? What do they fund?


Deconstructing Decolonisation

Deconstructing Decolonisation – Can racial assertiveness cure imagined inferiority? The reader of the short critique of decolonisation I’m about to give should keep in mind the question of what might lie behind the embrace – almost miraculous in its sweep


Strike interdicts upset the balance

By: Amandla! correspondent From: Amandla! Issue No.49/50  DECEMBER 2016 Section 23 of the 1996 Constitution entrenches the right of every worker to strike. The Labour Relations Act (LRA ) gives content to this right, and takes it further: as long


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