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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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A new political environment?

A new political environment? By Trevor Ngwane | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 23 August 2018 The state of the left There are moments in history which give glimpses of what the working class can do. They are moments in

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Building the movement of the working class and the dispossessed

Building the movement of the working class and the dispossessed Amandla Editorial | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 22 August 2018 South Africa is becoming more impoverished day-by-day. Stats SA’s latest figures show unemployment increasing by 0.5% to 37.2%. (We

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Expropriation without compensation: how far can it go?

Expropriation without compensation: how far can it go? By Mazibuko Jara | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 20 August 2018 How should we read the raging debate on land reform since Parliament’s resolution to explore constitutional amendments that may allow

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What’s public about the Public Investment Corporation?

What’s public about the Public Investment Corporation? By Fred Hendricks | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 20 August 2018 Introduction The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) is a behemoth in the South African economy. It is the single largest investor in

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