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The Climate Crisis: South African and Global Democratic Eco-Socialist Alternatives, Edited by Vishwas Satgar

The Climate Crisis: South African and Global Democratic Eco-Socialist Alternatives, Edited by Vishwas Satgar Reviewed by: Janet Cherry | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 17 September 2018 Africa will be meeting only thirteen percent of its food needs by 2015.

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The real meaning of the 25 April general strike: reply to Ronald Wesso

The real meaning of the 25 April general strike: reply to Ronald Wesso By Mametlwe Sebei | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 11 September 2018 The 25 April general strike represented a massive rejection of the now passed labour bills

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The National Health Insurance Bill: welcome but flawed

The National Health Insurance Bill: welcome but flawed By David Sanders & Louis Reynolds | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 10 September 2018 The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHMSA) welcomes the National Health Insurance Bill in that it confirms

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Marx at 200 and Marxist experiments in Africa

Marx at 200 and Marxist experiments in Africa By Phindile Kunene | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 7 September 2018 Marxist ideas and forms of political expression seem to be marginal in popular struggles in Africa today. But the retreat

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The imperative to “Reimagine Mining”

The imperative to “Reimagine Mining” By Bongi Maseko | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 5 September 2018 For many societies, mining has provided the platform for economies to shift from largely pastoral economies to fully fledged industrial ones. However, the

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The Working Class Summit: a step towards united, militant action

The Working Class Summit: a step towards united, militant action By Amandla correspondent | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 4 September 2018 Working class formations in South Africa have been fragmented and in decline for a long time. Saftu itself

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SA’s new dawn – the devil is in the details

SA’s new dawn – the devil is in the details By Terry Bell | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 3 September 2018 As the country heads towards another general election, the ANC, the government, and opposition political parties share one

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The commons, the state and the public: a Latin American Perspective

The commons, the state and the public: a Latin American Perspective An interview with Daniel Chavez | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 29 August 2018 What are the commons and what is their political, social and economic relevance? In recent

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50 years on, is a new May 68 happening in France?

50 years on, is a new May 68 happening in France? By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla! Magazine Issue 58 | 28 August 2018 One year after Macron’s election, France is once again in the streets and protests are now spreading

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Land and agriculture: perspective of a Black woman farmer

Land and agriculture: perspective of a Black woman farmer By Yvette Abrahams | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 27 August 2018 I really appreciate that Amandla! Magazine has wisely invited me to write this piece. One of the most astonishing

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