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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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The overtime scam in gold mining

The overtime scam in gold mining Amandla! correspondent | Amandla! Magazine Issue No.41 | SEPTEMBER 2015 Every week, workers in gold mines work 10 hours and more in overtime. Twenty hours overtime per week is not unusual. The gold mining

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Corruption in the workers’ movement: where does it come from and how do we tackle it?

Corruption in the workers’ movement: where does it come from and how do we tackle it? Stephen Faulkner | Amandla! Magazine Issue No.41 |  SEPTEMBER 2015 In the first of a two part series, Stephen Faulkner explores some of the

Posted in AIDC, Trade Union Movement

Migrant Marikana: the shifts in the migrant labour system

Migrant Marikana: the shifts in the migrant labour system Micah Reddy | Amandla! Issue No. 32 | October/November 2013 The Marikana massacre and unrest on South Africa’s mines in 2012 elicited a flurry of analysis, much of it superficial and too

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Commemorating Marikana: The spirit of Mambush lives on

Commemorating Marikana: The spirit of Mambush lives on By: Luke Sinwell and Siphiwe Mbatha | Amandla! Issue No. 32 | October/November 2013 On 16 August 2013, exactly one year after the Marikana Massacre, 20,000 workers peacefully commemorated that fateful day. Church

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