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The Supplementary Budget and the moralisation of austerity

The Supplementary Budget and the moralisation of austerity Busi Sibeko |Amandla 71/72 | September, 2020 We are once again being told that “there is no alternative” to austerity – the cutting of expenditure to address debt during economic downturns. The


Becoming Men: Black Masculinities in a South African Township, by Malose Langa – [Book Review]

Becoming Men: Black Masculinities in a South African Township, by Malose Langa – [Book Review] Siyabulela Mama | Amandla 71/72 | September 2020 Reading Becoming Men: Black Masculinities in a South African Township has made me reflect on adolescent life


South Africa’s 2nd Pandemic: reflecting on gender-based violence during and beyond Covid-19

South Africa’s 2nd Pandemic: reflecting on gender-based violence during and beyond Covid-19 Mercy Brown-Luthango | Amandla 71/72 | September 2020 For the past five months South Africa, like many other countries across the globe, has been caught in the grip


I am Stoney – I am strong

I am Stoney – I am strong Vuyokazi Gladys Sithole | Amandla 71/72 | September 2020 My name is Stoney. I work at Groote Schuur hospital. My full name is Vuyokazi Gladys Sithole. I have been working at Groote Schuur


South African Men in Covid-19

South African Men in Covid-19 Malose Langa and Bandile Bertrand Leopeng | Amandla 71/72 |September The fear of being vulnerable and adjusting to a set of new social circumstances has placed many South African men in a unique position. In


Interview with Vida Claasen: retail worker

Interview with Vida Claasen: retail worker Vida Claasen | Amandla Magazine | September 2020 I am Vida Claassen and I have been working for a major supermarket chain for 27 years. In 1996 I joined the union and became a

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