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Rebuilding the workers’ movement for counter-power, justice and self-management

Rebuilding the workers’ movement for counter-power, justice and self-management: a contribution to the debate Lucien van der Walt | Amandla! 63 | April/May 2019 The robust exchange between comrades Ronald Wesso and Mametlwe Sebei over the South African Federation of


The Struggle is to Socialise Eskom

The Struggle is to Socialise Eskom Jeff Rudin | Amandla! 63 | April/May 2019 When Ramaphosa confirmed the break-up of Eskom, the Numsa General Secretary responded with a fighting tweet: “Numsa shall meet Cyril Ramaphosa in the street. We reject


Internationalism: a culture and a commitment

Internationalism: a culture and a commitment Gustave Massiah | Amandla! 63 | April/May 20 Internationalism is a political movement and a current of thought. It is also part of some conceptions of the “alter-globalist” (in French, “altermondialiste”) movement, also known


What is fascism and how do we fight it today?

What is fascism and how do we fight it today? Michael Nassen Smith | Amandla! 63 | April/May 2019 Not since the 1930s has the word “fascism” loomed so large over our political horizon. The term has been trotted out


Searching for Just One Party for a Just Transition

Searching for Just One Party for a Just Transition Janet Cherry | Amandla! 63 | April/May 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa’s SONA address on 7th February 2019 made the briefest possible mention of the just (and necessary) transition from fossil fuels


Elections promise rural people; the elected forget them

Elections promise rural people; the elected forget them Lubabalo Ntsholo | Amandla 63 | March/April 2019 In December 2015, I went to my rural home in Keiskammahoek, Eastern Cape, as I usually do during holidays. Then, one rainy night at about

 

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