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Op-Ed: Renewable energy claims and counterclaims

Op-Ed: Renewable energy claims and counterclaims By  Shumi Mudavanhu & Jeff Rudin Until fairly recently, renewable energy was widely seen as being the welcome future that couldn’t come soon enough. This changed most dramatically, in March 2017, when a coal

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Million Climate jobs monthly meeting | 28 March

One Million Climate Jobs Campaign WEDNESDAY 28th MARCH 2018 at 9.30 to 12.30 Venue – 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory (AIDC) (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!) Agenda Apologies Introductions Business before Climate – the Government’s Carbon Tax – Louise Naude (WWF)

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Extracting profit and the new scramble for Africa

Lee Wengraf’s new book “Extracting profit and the new scramble for Africa” Join us for the next Amandla! Forum “Extracting profit and the new scramble for Africa” on the 19 April 2018 from 18:00 – 20:00 at the AIDC (129

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The Year ahead for the Campaign to Dismantle Corporate

The Year ahead for the Campaign to Dismantle Corporate 2018 began with the DCP (Dismantle Corporate Power) campaign taking part in the Alternative Mining Indaba (AMI) in February aiming to present an alternative voice and community voices to that of

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STAND with Mining Affected communities and demand the Right to say NO! by signing this petition

STAND with Mining Affected communities and demand the Right to say NO! by signing this petition Mining-affected communities are repeatedly denied what is known as the right to free prior and informed consent (FPIC) when it comes to mining developments in

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16 March: One State, two state – Prospects for Palestine’s Liberation in the era of Trump

One State, two state – Prospects for Palestine’s Liberation in the era of Trump 14TH ISRAELI APARTHEID WEEK TOPIC: One State, two state – Prospects for Palestine’s Liberation in the era of Trump SPEAKER: Ali Abunimah DATE: Friday 16 March 2018

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Op-Ed: ‘Resistance is fertile’ – Amadiba agriculture challenges elite mining agenda

Op-Ed: ‘Resistance is fertile’ – Amadiba agriculture challenges elite mining agenda By Andrew Bennie Living on the northern-most portion of the Wild Coast of South Africa, the coastal Amadiba villages have been resisting the proposed Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project for

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The Guardian view on snow and ice: it’s too cold here but too warm in the Arctic

The Guardian view on snow and ice: it’s too cold here but too warm in the Arctic Editorial by The Guardian When does weather turn into climate? The cold snap in Britain and Europe may be a sign of really

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Land justice at last?

Land justice at last? A closer look at Ramaphosa’s promises Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue  No.6 | Editorial | 1 March 2018 The maiden SONA speech of President Cyril Ramaphosa on 16th of February has been met with a number of

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Tunisia: protesting austerity, demanding sovereignty

Tunisia: protesting austerity, demanding sovereignty by Hamza Hamouchene The recent protests show that Tunisia is still a cauldron of popular resistance against neoliberal and neo-colonial attacks on the country’s sovereignty. Around 800 people were arrested, dozens were injured and at least

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