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Feminism in Formation

Feminism in Formation Amandla Magazine | Issue 36 | November 2014 The Rita Edwards Collective (REC) is a feminist organisation that claims to be reimagining traditional forms of organising. Amandla! interviewed an REC member at an REC meeting in 2014

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Life is Wonderful [Screening & Discussion]

Life is Wonderful – Screening & Discussion 2 June at 10:30  Venue: 129 Rochester Road, Observatory, Cape Town   On Saturday, 2 June, Amandla Forum and the Institute For African Alternatives (IFAA) will be screening “Life Is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung

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Thoughts from the left: What causes mental illness, and how does one treat it?

[Amandla Forum] Thoughts from the left: What causes mental illness, and how does one treat it All welcome! Psychotherapy is often derided as a middle-class indulgence. Prof Wahbie Long’s talk will examine the potential for a more socially responsive profession

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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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Documentary on Second Session of Permanent People’s Tribunal

Documentary on Second Session of Permanent People’s Tribunal The Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power is the regional leg of a Global Campaign. It aims to strengthen the joint struggles fought by communities against transnational corporations (TNCs) and bring

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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

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