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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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Kenya: A tradition of stolen elections

Kenya: A tradition of stolen elections By Firoze Manji | Amandla! Magazine issue 54 | October 2017   A few days after the elections held in Kenya on 8 August, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced that the

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Justice for whistle-blowers

Justice for whistle-blowers Koketso Moeti | Amandla! Magazine Issue No. 41 | SEPTEMBER 2015 In 2007, ANC councillor Grisham Bujram was shot dead by a bodyguard and lover of the then-mayor of Dundee. The killing was carried out using the

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New Climate Jobs Booklet (2017)

It is important for South Africa to transition away from the Mineral Energy Complex to a low carbon economy which meets the basic needs of communities are met in an equitable, sustainable and affordable way. Since 2011, a number of developments

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Media Freedom in South Africa: the two-part formula for securing freedom of expression

Media Freedom in South Africa: the two-part formula for securing freedom of expression By Julie Reid | Amandla! Magazine Issue 54 | October 2017 In October, those of us working in the media sector and related fields pause to remember

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AIDC Library

AIDC Resource and Information Centre Library A space for activists and all those interested in understanding our rapidly changing world   About AIDC hosts one of the most exciting libraries of progressive books, magazines and documentary films. The collection contains material essential

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Political Obstacles to a Mass Renewable Energy Programme

The One Million Climate Jobs monthly meeting has invited Professor Mark Swilling to be a guest speaker at the next Monthly Meeting. Prof. Swilling is based at the Sustainability Institute at Stellenbosch University.  He will be speaking on the Political Obstacles

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Izwelethu speak out: land, food & jobs (23 September 2017)

IZWELETHU SPEAK OUT: LAND, FOOD & JOBS 23 SEPTEMBER 2017 @ 10:00 – 15:00 Albertina Sisula Road, Town 2, Khayelitsha (Open Land opposite Chuma Primary School) People have been on the housing waiting list for more than 20 years.  Promises of

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Corruption – a network of profiteers

Corruption – a network of profiteers Hennie van Vuuren | Amandla! Issue No.41 | SEPTEMBER 2015 ‘Pay back the money!’ These four words have come to be the rallying cry for executive accountability in South Africa. President Jacob Zuma bears

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