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Updates from social formations and communities that are part of the Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power

Updates from social formations and communities that are part of the Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power Update from  Parmalat Case  (from Grace Tepula) The case we presented at the PPT on Parmalat’s operations in the dairy sector in

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David Mahlobo puts his foot on the gas in driving role of Central Energy Fund

David Mahlobo puts his foot on the gas in driving role of Central Energy Fund By Richard Worthington | 6 December 2017 We don’t often get a detailed PowerPoint presentation from an energy minister, particularly one that has not been

Posted in AIDC

Op-Ed: The Libya Crisis and Capitalism

The Libya Crisis and Capitalism By Keamogetswe Seipato| Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue 4 | 7 December 2017 On November 17 the CNN  brought our attention to a modern slave trade taking place in Libya: Humans sold as slaves, some for as

Posted in Partners

Getting out of the mess [Amandla 55/56 Editorial]

Getting out of the mess Editorial Collective | Amandla! Issue No. 55/56 | December 2017 We have to acknowledge that we are sitting at a low point for popular movements and popular politics. Not just in South Africa. Look at

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New study reaches a stunning conclusion about the cost of solar and wind energy

New study reaches a stunning conclusion about the cost of solar and wind energy By Joe Romm Building new renewables is now cheaper than just running old coal and nuclear plants. In one of the fastest and most astonishing turnarounds

Posted in One Million Climate Jobs, Renewable Energy

Students speak out on Free-Fee Report

Students speak out on Free-Fee Report The much anticipated President’s Report on the Feasibility of Free Tertiary education was released. Fees have not fallen, even after three years of student protests under the banners #FeesMustFall and #OutsourcingMustFall. It’s been a

Posted in Amandla, Student Movement

How to build a counter power to the unravelling hegemony of the ANC

Whither South Africa? How to build a counter power to the unravelling hegemony of the ANC Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue 4| Editorial | 7 December 2017  ANC December Conference  The South African economic crisis has morphed into a political crisis,

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Lessons from the Russian Revolution

Lessons from the Russian Revolution An edited extract of a talk by Vivek Chibber Strategic lessons that we can learn from older experiences such as the Russian Revolution are very, very important, because in my view, we are today witnessing

Posted in Amandla

Million Climate Jobs monthly meeting – Agenda

One Million Climate Jobs Campaign THURSDAY 16th NOVEMBER 2017 9.30 to 12.30 AIDC 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!) AGENDA Apologies Introductions THREAT TO THE POOR: Water’s National Norms and Standards – Marthán Theart (CER) CAPE TOWN’S

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What Does It Mean to be a South African Marxist, 100 Years after the Russian Revolution?

What Does It Mean to be a South African Marxist, 100 Years after the Russian Revolution? By Andrew Nash | Amandla Magazine Issue 54 | October 2017 It is not too much to say that the Russian Revolution made South

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