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Political obstacles to a mass renewable energy programme

Political obstacles to a mass renewable energy Programme At the latest One Million Climate Jobs monthly meeting, Mark Swilling’s spoke on the political obstacles to a mass renewable energy programme at the AIDC on the 12 October 2017. Here are

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7 Che Guevara quotes

7 Che Guevara quotes   Revolutionary Marxist – Che Guevara was murdered 50 years ago today.  Here are 7 of his more famous quotes, enjoy: If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine. 

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By way of an introduction: The stages of the 1917 revolution (Part 2)

By way of an introduction The stages of the 1917 revolution (Part 2) By Francois Vercammen The revolution of October 1917 At the start of September the pendulum swung to the left as sharply as it had swung right at

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Lenin Moreno: a new chapter for Ecuador?

Lenin Moreno: a new chapter for Ecuador? By David Fig in Quito | Amandla Magazine  As Ecuador’s new president, Lenin Moreno Garcés, gave his inaugural speech to the National Assembly members and a number of invited Latin America’s presidents, an

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By way of an introduction: The stages of the 1917 revolution (Part 1)

By way of an introduction The stages of the 1917 revolution (part 1) By Francois Vercammen During February 1917, in the midst of war, the autocratic Tsarist regime in Russia was overthrown by mass demonstrations. Eight months later, in October,

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United action of the working class: against factionalism

United action of the working class: against factionalism Editorial Collective | Amandla! Magazine | Issue 54 | OCTOBER 2017 Disunity in the mass working class movement only ever has one beneficiary: management. As we can see in the split in

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New cycle of resistance to neoliberalism in Argentina

New cycle of resistance to neoliberalism in Argentina by Émilio Taddei from Buenos Aires translated by Rachel Mash | Amandla! Website | September 2017 In Argentina, the beginning of 2017 was marked  by an increase in social conflict and protest action

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Cost of health and water impacts of coal still missing from energy plans

Cost of health and water impacts of coal still missing from energy plans by Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) | May 2017 The Life After Coal/Impilo Ngaphandle Kwamalahle campaign,[1] together with Greenpeace Africa, welcome the rigorous research undertaken by the energy unit of the Council

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New labour federation and the gender question

New labour federation and the gender question By Asanda Benya | Amandla! Magazine Issue 52 | May 2017   A few weeks ago we saw the launch of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu). At inception, it became

Posted in Amandla, Feminism, SAFTU, Trade Union Movement

“But he is politically important”: silencing women in activist spaces – reflections on #menaretrash Amandla Forum

But he is politically important”: silencing women in activist spaces – reflections on #menaretrash Amandla Forum Camalita Naicker | Amandla! Magazine | Issue 53 The #menaretrash Amandla! Forum happened in a room full of people from political parties, social movements,

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