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PUBLIC SEMINAR: Resistance from Within: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the struggle for democracy, equality and justice

PUBLIC SEMINAR: Resistance from Within: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the struggle for democracy, equality and justice  

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Sunrise will come once it is in the hands of the people, Mr President

Sunrise will come once it is in the hands of the people, Mr President by Matthews Hlabane It is not a surprise that the newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa, a known businessman, was quick to point out where his interests are

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Organizing on a Sinking Ship: The Future of the Climate Justice Movement

Organizing on a Sinking Ship: The Future of the Climate Justice Movement By Kevin Buckland Climate change rarely comes up at the top of the list when people are asked about issues that concern them most. While this is not

Posted in One Million Climate Jobs

Understanding the National Budget – fact sheet

Understanding the National Budget – fact sheet In the light of a stagnant economy, growing debt and a further wave of job losses, we as civil society are taking up President Cyril Ramaphosa’s SONA call to engage his government in

Posted in Amandla

Theatre Review: When Swallows Cry shows that migrants’ lives matter

Theatre Review: When Swallows Cry shows that migrants’ lives matter Lesley Stones | Disclosure: Daily Maverick is a media partner to this production. The writer was not in any way influenced in writing her review. When Swallows Cry was written

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We want the Right to say NO!

We want the Right to say NO! Alternatives to mining and extractivism Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue  No.5 | Editorial | 15 February 2018 “A rising tide will lift all boats.” That’s a common and understandable metaphor in economic contexts. But

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This is what resistance to mining looks like

This is what resistance to mining looks like The Alternative Mining Indaba (AMI) is an annual event that takes place parallel to the Mining Indaba (the self-proclaimed “world’s largest mining investment conference”). The AMI, unlike the MI, brings communities, NGO’s

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Million Climate Jobs monthly meeting – Agenda

One Million Climate Jobs Campaign THURSDAY 22nd FEBRUARY 2018 9.30 to 12.30 AIDC 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory                      (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!) Agenda Apologies Introductions The Threat posed by Coal – Nicole Löser, (CER) The Drought Waterless lavatories

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Decolonising African Economies: Towards a people’s Pan-Africanism

Decolonising African Economies: Towards a people’s Pan-Africanism By Michael Nassen Smith | Amandla!Magazine Issue No. 55/56 | December 2017 In 2011, the Economist issued a special edition titled “Africa Rising” and argued that the continent had a bright and prosperous

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“My music is a middle finger to the Queen’s English”

“My music is a middle finger to the Queen’s English” Interview by Dshamilja Roshani | Amandla!Magazine Issue No. 55/56 | December 2017 He roams around barefoot, dresses in a wrap skirt and combines conscious lyrics with unique elements of Hiplife,

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