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Unemployment is a Crisis: We Must Join Together and Act

Unemployment is a Crisis: We Must Join Together and Act Amandla 65 Editorial | August, 2019 The jobs crisis is threatening to plunge our country into a social abyss. Globally, progressive forces correctly refer to the threat of global warming


Unemployment and the Skills Myth in South Africa

Unemployment and the Skills Myth in South Africa Siyabulela Mama | 19 August, 2019 The majority of South Africans are young with two-thirds of the population less than 34 years of age.  To date,  the South African labour force is made up


Farming and housing: land struggles fail to unite in Caledon

Farming and housing: land struggles fail to unite in Caledon Boyce Tom | Amandla 64 | June 2018 This article draws some lessons, and makes some observations, from the recent service delivery protest action in the small rural town of


Too Many Carrots and Too Few Sticks

Too Many Carrots and Too Few Sticks Michael Nassen Smith and Carilee Osborne | Amandla 64 | June 2019 In his opening speech at the October 2018 Jobs Summit, President Ramaphosa made the following comments: “The social partners have agreed


The Violent Work of South African Gangs

The Violent Work of South African Gangs Christopher Morris | Amandla 64 | June, 2019 For working class communities on the peripheries of South Africa’s urban centres, gang violence is part of daily life, in the home, taxi, school and


What ever happened to the Energy Transition?

What ever happened to the Energy Transition? John Treat | Amandla 64 | June 2019 Anyone trying to understand what’s happening with the world’s energy systems right now can be forgiven if they are confused. On one hand, most people

 

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