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Everything must fall [Screening]

Join us on Thursday, 29 November 2018, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for a screening of Everything Must Fall and the following discussion with director Rehad Desai. Synopsis: An unflinching look at the #FeesMustFall student movement that

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Transforming the politics of food in Southern Africa, from the local to the global

Transforming the politics of food in Southern Africa, from the local to the global  Boaventura Monjane and Salena Tramel | Written for Amandla | 19 October 2018 Across the world, at least 821 million people suffer from hunger. Malnutrition and

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Record number of states attend start of UN negotiations

Record number of states attend start of UN negotiations for a treaty on transnational corporations and Human Rights Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power | Press Release | 17 October 2018 This press release is issued by the Global Campaign to

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Organising Resistance in the Gig Economy with Jamie Woodcock [Amandla Forum 17/10]

Amandla Forum 17/10: Organising Resistance in the Gig Economy with Jamie Woodcock Join us on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for a talk on Organising Resistance in the Gig Economy with Jamie Woodcock,

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Deathly Silence

Deathly Silence By George Monbiot | Original Source: The Guardian | 11 October 2018 We’re getting there, aren’t we? We’re making the transition towards an all-electric future. We can now leave fossil fuels in the ground and thwart climate breakdown.

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A Global Middle Class Tipping Point?

A Global Middle Class Tipping Point? By Kenan Malik | Original Source: The Guardian | 10 October 2018 Half the world is now middle class. So ran the headlines reporting a Brookings Institution analysis of global poverty, according to which 3.8 billion

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3rd Session of the People’s Permanent Tribunal

3rd Session of the People’s Permanent Tribunal By Keamogetswe Seipato | AIDC Programme Coordinator | 9 October 2018 The time has come once more for the people to be heard! The Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power is hosting

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Community Statement on the IRP 2018

Community Statement on the IRP 2018 AIDC | Community Statement | 5 October 2018 AIDC in collaboration with SAFCEI and “Project 90 by 2030” hosted a workshop on the recently released Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018. The aim of the

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“Matter of facts to eNCA” – Amadiba Crisis Committee Press Statement

“Matter of facts to eNCA” Amadiba Crisis Committee | Press Statement | 1 October 2018 In order to put a misleading report on the “Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project” by eNCA in perspective, the Amadiba Crisis Committee issued the following press

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Corporate Corruption (Part 2): How to make multinational companies pay their fair share

Corporate Corruption (Part 2): How to make multinational companies pay their fair share By Erwan Malary | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 28 September 2018 As explained in Part 1, illicit financial flows out of South Africa are substantial and growing

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