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STOP THE BAYER/ MONSANTO MERGER!

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Supporters of the Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power, STOP THE BAYER/ MONSANTO MERGER! Transnational Corporations (TNC’s) dominate South Africa’s seed and agrochemical sector. Corporate information such as market shares are kept totally secret. Two of the largest TNC’s

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[Editorial] A new federation?

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New federation officially registered the new federation under the name South African Federation of Trade Unions. Read More

In the latest issue of Amandla!, we focus on the labour movement. We are soon to witness what some have called a “momentous event in the history of the working class in South Africa” – the launch of a new,

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Xolobeni Community to SANRAL: “Cease and desist from all activities in Umgungundlovu”.

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Amadiba Crisis Committee 2017-03-23: Xolobeni Community to SANRAL: “Cease and desist from all activities in Umgungundlovu”. On 14 February, SANRAL’s new CEO Mr Macozoma got an invitation delivered by hand in Pretoria from Umgungundlovu Traditional Authority (TA) to discuss the

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Climate crisis: There is only one way out

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Climate crisis: There is only one way out   Climate catastrophe can only be averted if  people around the globe unite in the biggest, broadest, most effective global social movement the world has ever seen First, let’s please just acknowledge there

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New estimates reveal the extent of tax avoidance by multinationals

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New estimates reveal the extent of tax avoidance by multinationals New figures published today by the Tax Justice Network provide a country-level breakdown of the estimated tax losses to profit shifting by multinational companies. Applying a methodology developed by researchers

Posted in Campaigns to Dismantle Corporate Power

Workers Hold the Keys

Thousands of members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), the country's largest union, take part in a strike action in Johannesburg, South Africa, 01 July 2014. More than 220,000 metal workers have gone on strike throughout the country demanding an increase of 12 percent, nearly double the current inflation rate.  EPA/IHSAAN HAFFEJEE

Workers Hold the Keys Despite the threat of automation and the weakness of organized labor, workers still hold the key to winning social change by Vivek Chibber & Jason Farbman In your ABCs piece, you say capitalism can’t deliver the goods.

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New federation officially registered!

New federation officially registered!
New federation officially registered the new federation under the name South African Federation of Trade Unions. Read More

New federation officially registered! The Steering Committee for a new workers’ trade union federation is proud to announce that the Department of Labour has today officially registered the new federation under the name South African Federation of Trade Unions, subject

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Book Launch – Renewable Energy: Where are the jobs?

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Book Launch – Renewable Energy: Where are the jobs?  @ AIDC at 18.00 on the 28th. The long awaited AIDC-commissioned research – RENEWABLE ENERGY: WHERE ARE THE JOBS – A Critique Of The Government’s Socio-Economic Programme – will be launched

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#AndABlackWomanAtThat: a discussion of power and privilege

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In the first of a two-part series, Sheri Carr reflects on the oppression of her early life and how we must fight it, even in our own movement I grew up knowing every other black person living in my hometown: Bangor

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Ledger sets the record straight

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The article published on the AIDC website “No kind words for government”, 09 March 2017, written by a freelance journalist – misquoted author of book “An Empty Plate”, Dr Tracy Ledger. AIDC has since removed the article. Some of the mistakes

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