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NUMSA is correct on the need for a new political party with a working-class ideology in SA

NUMSA is correct on the need for a new political party with a working-class ideology in SA By Thabang Bhili | Originally for Amandla | 20 July 2018 Our situation The objective conditions of the working class have been so

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IEA warns of ‘worrying trend’ as global investment in renewables falls

IEA warns of ‘worrying trend’ as global investment in renewables falls By Adam Vaughan | Original Source: The Guardian | 18 July 2018 Fossil fuels increased share of energy supply investment last year – the first time since 2014. The

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What does the legalisation of zama zamas mean on paper and in reality – and what are the implications of this?

The legalization of zama zamas and the implications. By Carol Masingi | AIDC Researcher | 17 July 2018 Gwede Mantashe, minister of The Department of Mineral Resources, is in the process of legalizing illegal miners, who are also known as

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Can Ramaphosa Deliver?

Can Ramaphosa Deliver? 19 July 2018 | 18:00 – 20:00 | 129 Rochester Road, Observatory, Cape Town Will Ramaphosa Deliver? Will CR’s “new dawn” introduce an alternative growth path that breaks from the ecologically-damaging mineral-energy complex? What local and global

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Interview with Enoch Godongwana

Interview with Enoch Godongwana By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla! Issue 57 | 10 July 2018 Amandla! interviewed Enoch Godongwana, Chair of the ANC’s subcommittee on economic transformation. We sent him a series of questions and these are the answers we

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Tunisians rise up against austerity

Tunisians rise up against austerity By Fathi Chamkhi | Amandla! Issue 57 | 6 July 2018 Seven years after the revolution of 2011, which toppled the dictator, Tunisia is going from bad to worse! All key economic and social indicators

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Mining communities reject new draft charter

Mining communities reject new draft charter By Lisa Steyn | Original Source: Business Day | 6 July 2018 The largest network of communities affected by mining in SA has rejected the draft Mining Charter ahead of a summit this weekend.

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Freedom Isn’t Free [Screening & Discussion]

Freedom Isn’t Free Screening & Discussion 24 July | 18:00 – 20:30 | Venue: 129 Rochester Road, Observatory Cape Town Synopsis: Freedom Isn’t Free challenges the ANC government with its failure to bring into being the words and resolutions of the

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Odious Brics loan for Durban port project will not go unopposed

Odious Brics loan for Durban port project will not go unopposed By Desmond D’Sa and Patrick Bond | Original Source: Business Day | 04 July 2018 The approval last week of a $200m loan from the Brics New Development Bank

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The Land Question: A historical perspective on form and content

The Land Question: A historical perspective on form and content By Jeff Rudin | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 3 July 2018 Land expropriation, with or without compensation, dominates South Africa’s over-abundance of contemporary controversies threatening to solidify existing divisions

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