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Drought and floods: Take an umbrella if it’s going to rain

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Drought and floods: Take an umbrella if it’s going to rain By Jeff Rudin Drought? What drought? All the talk in the second week of June is about floods and fires. Unpleasant memories have a short shelf-life; a reminder is

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Radical economic transformation: between the smoke and mirrors [Amandla 53 Editorial]

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Radical economic transformation: between the smoke and mirrors A complicated game of smoke and mirrors is being played as the battle unfolds for the ANC, the state and the inside track to plunder South Africa’s economic wealth. Nothing is what

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Crossing the divide: Saftu’s Challenge

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Crossing the divide: Saftu’s Challenge By Eddie Webster | Amandla! Magazine | Issue 52 | May 2017 The long awaited launch of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) in Boksburg on 27th April promises to be a voice

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The new labour struggle: less work, same pay, and basic income for all

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The new labour struggle: less work, same pay, and basic income for all We’ve also moved into a different phase of automation, a “fourth industrial revolution” where artificial intelligence and machine learning can do the work of accountants, lawyers and

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Varoufakis explains why economics is not science

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Varoufakis explains why economics is not science Russell Brand discusses with Yanis Varoufakis what happens when you take on the political, financial and media elite, and how radical reform can occur. Through accounts of his confrontations with the IMF, European

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#MenAreTrash Talk [Podcast]

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#MenAreTrash Talk [Podcast] Amandla Magazine facilitated and hosted a discussion to reflect on how organisations and movements are addressing gender based violence within their organisations / movements and how these organisations / movements are tackling patriarchy in general. In this

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Pay Back the Curry [Review]

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Pay Back the Curry Review By David Schmidt | Amandla! Magazine Issue 47 | September 2016 In Mike van Graan’s one-person revue, “Pay Back the Curry”, the multi-talented Daniel Richards take us on a journey in a time machine en

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Pat Mooney podcast on Mergers

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Audio recording of Pat Mooney talking about mergers and who controls the rights to water, land and seeds. Listen here: Pat Mooney has more than four decades experience working in international civil society, first addressing aid and development issues and

Posted in Campaigns to Dismantle Corporate Power

SAFTU contacts per sector

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SAFTU contacts per sector The emergence of the new federation, SAFTU, offers hope to the current crisis in national worker representation and presents itself as a new dawn for South Africa’s trade union movement. It has proposed to fulfill the

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June 16: The struggle continues

June 16: The Struggle Continues [Media Package]
Amandla! Magazine Issue 46 did a feature ‘40 years since 1976’ to commemorate June 16, 1976 in Soweto.See more

Youth Arise – June 16 Event Progressive youth, civic, labour and faith based formations joins forces for Youth Day cultural and hiphop cypha which includes rap, poetry and dance. 16 June 2017 10:00 – 16:00 Site B Hall, Khayelitsha We reject

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