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Whither South Africa?

Whither South Africa? How to build a counter power to the unravelling hegemony of the ANC Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue 4| Editorial | 7 December 2017  ANC December Conference  The South African economic crisis has morphed into a political crisis,

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Inequality in a photograph – Nairobi, Kenya

Inequality in a photograph – Nairobi, Kenya Forty Billionaires and Forty Million Beggars Although Kenya often appears in the press as a nation split by ethnic discord, it has just two “tribes”: the rich and the poor. Read more  

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Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism By Dominic Brown | Amandla Magazine Issue 54 | October 2017   Oh no! Not another book predicting the future that never gets beyond some of the worst features of today, including the all-pervading sense

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AIDC answers Net 1: Statement of Clarification

AIDC answers Net 1: Statement of Clarification Net1 has contested the veracity of our report to Black Sash and CALS at Wits University. Our report focused on the inadequacy and inaccuracy of Net1’s subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) Statement of

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The Heher Commission’s findings are very questionable

The Heher Commission’s findings are very questionable Fort Hare Student reflects on the Free-Fee Education report  by Lwazi Ncapayi The University of Fort Hare student population is dominated by children from rural poor-working class backgrounds, they come from their homes

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CPS still courting controversy: 
Thin response on social grants saga invites criticism

CPS still courting controversy: Thin response on social grants saga invites criticism By Ann Crotty  in Financial Mail  It’s difficult to know who’s more damned by KPMG’s statement: Net1, KPMG or the entire audit profession In April 2014, when the

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The European Left in Times of Crises: Lessons from Greece

The European Left in Times of Crises: Lessons from Greece by Andreas Karitzis In the wake of neoliberalism and concomitant harsh austerity measures, the people of Greece resisted. The political parties in Greece inspired few, so people looked for alternatives.

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Independent report dispute Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) disclosed full extent of profit

Independent report dispute Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) disclosed full extent of profit Joint Media Release by AIDC, Black Sash and CALS 19 November 2017 CPS financial statement submitted to the Constitutional Court, audited by KPMG, has not provided enough information

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People’s Permanent Tribunal on Transnational Corporations Jurors Statement

The voices of communities in Southern Africa that are ignored by governments and transnational corporations are echoed in the Jurors’ Statement, delivered on the occasion of the second hearing of Permanent People’s Tribunal on transnational corporations in Southern Africa. The

Posted in Campaigns to Dismantle Corporate Power

Cape Town’s #WaterCrisis: What does the future hold? Climate Jobs Monthly Meeting Report [16/11/2017]

The latest Climate Jobs Monthly meeting was held on the 16 Nov 2017. This meeting was held in the context of the Western Cape’s severe water crisis and therefore an agenda was set with a special focus on water. After two

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