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Small scale Renewable Energy to provide access to affordable electricity

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Small scale Renewable Energy to provide access to affordable electricity Hello everyone! the next Million Climate Jobs Monthly meeting will take place on TUESDAY, 25th JULY, at 9:30 Venue 129 Rochester Road, Observatory (AIDC). Frank Spencer from the OMCO Group will introduce

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The Qatar Crisis

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Is an excellent article by Adam Hanieh in The Bulletin | 3 July 2017. The article gives good insight into the political economy of the gulf, the nature of the contending interests, role of Israel and the US. But above all it emphasizes

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A Young patriots vision of a democratic South Africa, a heartbreaking reality

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A Young patriots vision of a democratic South Africa, a heartbreaking reality By Siyabulela Mama After the transition to democracy in South Africa, I imagined a better South Africa for all, a South Africa in which everyone is equal. A

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Financialisation and the South African economy

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By Sam Ashman | Amandla! Issue 40 | July/August 2015 It is now widely accepted that neo-liberalism has entailed a global class project to shift the balance of economic and social power in favour of capital and away from labour.

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Water flows to money and climate change wont change this [Podcast]

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Water flows to money and climate change wont change this Cape Towns responses to the drought The latest One Million Climate Jobs Monthly meeting took place at AIDC on the 4 July 2017. The feature input looked at Cape Town’s responses

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Clarion Call for Solidarity with Izwelethu Occupation (Khayelitsha)

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We are black working class activists that have initiated an occupation as part of a broader struggle to reclaim our land and our city. We are making a call for political and material solidarity. We the backyarders of Town 2,

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The SACP and “Radical Economic Transformation”: Radical or Ambivalent?

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The SACP and “Radical Economic Transformation”: Radical or Ambivalent? By Gunnett Kaaf | Amandla! Issue 53 | July 2017 At a recent SACP Western Cape Provincial Congress, Jeremy Cronin remarked that radical economic transformation should have started immediately after April 1994.

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Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on TNC’s (2017)

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The second session of the Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ TNC’s 14-17th August 2017, in Johannesburg. The Tribunal, hosted by the Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power, is the second session of hearings, where eight communities from Southern Africa will

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In defence of the constitution

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In defence of the constitution Yesterday Prof Mark Swilling reflected on State Capture and the Shadow State, at a public meeting at AIDC. Swilling predicts that, if the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa is captured, we can expect

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Nothing For Us Without Us! New forms of self-organisation by workers in the informal economy

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Nothing For Us Without Us! New forms of self-organisation by workers in the informal economy Amandla! Magazine | Issue 52 ! By Pat Horn Workers in the informal economy usually hear about themselves in the third person. They are referred

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