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SA does not need the Grand Inga Project

SA does not need the Grand Inga Project By Rudo Sanyanga | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 14 November 2018 Given the high cost of the Grand Inga Project on the Congo River and the risk it involves, one cannot help

Posted in Campaigns to Dismantle Corporate Power

Interview with Thapelo Mohapi, General Secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo

Interview with Thapelo Mohapi, General Secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 06 November 2018 Amandla!: Can you briefly tell us about Abahlali – its constituency, its structures and the issues that it has

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Learning From Einstein – What to do with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC)

Learning From Einstein – What to do with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) By Dick Forslund | Original Source: Business Day | 05 November 2018 Albert Einstein is said to have defined madness as expecting different results from repetitions of

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Sisters of the Wilderness [Screening]

Join us on Thursday, 8 November 2018, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for a screening of Sisters of the Wilderness and a discussion with Karin Slater, the director and cinematographer. Synopsis: Part wildlife documentary – the astonishing

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Consent, power and making a cup of tea

Consent, power and making a cup of tea By Nicolette Naylor | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 05 November 2018 No means ‘no’ is a big improvement over ‘no’ meaning ‘yes’, but until equality exists not even ‘yes’ can reliably

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24 Demands for every year the government has neglected womxn: Reflections on the #TotalShutDown movement in Cape Town

24 Demands for every year the government has neglected womxn: Reflections on the #TotalShutDown movement in Cape Town By Asanda Benya | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 02 November 2018 I want to start by saying that I was not

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Violence Against Women and the Politics of Feminism

Violence Against Women and the Politics of Feminism By Desiree Lewis | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 01 November 2018 For feminists from the second half of the last century, taking violence against women seriously involved a long and difficult

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Mining Charter is a reminder that we are our own liberators

Mining Charter is a reminder that we are our own liberators By Christopher Rutledge | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 31 October 2018 Minister Gwede Mantashe and the Ramaphosa Cabinet have withdrawn the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA)

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Can the socialist project do without feminism?

Can the socialist project do without feminism? By Diane Lamoureux | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 29 October 2018 This is an edited version of a paper presented at The Great Transition: preparing a world beyond capitalism, a conference in

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Connect the dots

Connect the dots By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 25 October 2018 We live in a period in which there is little confidence in radical measures to deal with seemingly intractable problems. Government and its soothsayers, especially

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