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Meet the people building alternatives to mining in Colombia

Meet the people building alternatives to mining in Colombia by Hannibal Rhoades and Benjamin Hitchcock Auciello | Original source: Red Pepper | 19 April 2018 Hannibal Rhoades and Benjamin Hitchcock Auciello interview local activists and business people determined to kick the mining industry out of their town. On

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Cyril Ramaphosa and the Deepening Crisis of the ANC: Renewal or Perpetuation?

Cyril Ramaphosa and the Deepening Crisis of the ANC: Renewal or Perpetuation? By Gunnett Kaaf | Amandla! Magazine Issue 57 | April 2018 The ANC Nasrec Conference was greeted as a turning point since it brought the end of Jacob

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#UniteBehind demands change at Prasa

#UniteBehind demands change at Prasa By Matthew Hirsch and Zukiswa Vuka | Amandla! Magazine Issue 57 | April 2018 An edited version of the following article appears in Amandla 57. Due to editing constraints, #UniteBehind did not have time to

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Activists demand Shell to halt its climate wrecking activities

Activists demand Shell to halt its climate wrecking activities Friends of the Earth |4 April 2018 Today Milieudefensie/Friends of the Earth Netherlands launched a groundbreaking new campaign. Shell is destroying the climate so we are taking them to court. Friends of

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Ramaphosa and the implications for the left

Ramaphosa and the implications for the left Amandla! Magazine Issue 57 |Editorial | April 2018  There has been a lot of water under the bridge since the last issue of Amandla. Or has there? Are we witnessing a real change

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AMCU Statement on renewable energy and jobs

AMCU Statement on renewable energy and jobs Joseph Mathunjwa | 23 March 2018 | Most AMCU members work in the fossil fuel sectors, namely, mining and construction. They do this work not by choice but because capital, with the support

Posted in One Million Climate Jobs

The Hawks in EC is blocking murder investigation of Bazooka

Radebe family & Amadiba Crisis Committee lawyers sent a letter to Shaun Abrahams of the NPA: The Hawks in EC is blocking murder investigation of Bazooka (2018-03-22) On 22 March 2016, the day after we are celebrating the Human Rights Day in

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Cape Town’s drought: the lessons of the lessons unlearnt

Cape Town’s drought: the lessons of the lessons unlearnt Jeff Rudin | 27 February 2018 | Alternative Information & Development Centre (AIDC) We take a raincoat when the forecast is rain.  But, when the forecast is recurring floods, droughts, hurricanes,

Posted in One Million Climate Jobs

FOR A CLIMATE DAMAGES TAX

FOR A CLIMATE DAMAGES TAX Make fossil fuel giants pay for climate change destruction! At the international climate talks in Bonn, over 50 civil society organisations and individuals called for the implementation of a Climate Damages Tax, a tax on

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Ramaphosa and Gigaba have allowed a good crisis to go to waste.

Ramaphosa and Gigaba have allowed a good crisis to go to waste. Alternative Information & Development Centre (AIDC) | 22 FEBRUARY 2018 Budgets do not represent the sum total of a government’s economic policy. They indicate the direction of things

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