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Rheinmetall Denel Munition’s Deadly Business

Rheinmetall Denel Munition’s Deadly Business By Amandla correspondent | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 04 February 2019 Passion and excitement. According to a 2017 commercial by arms manufacturer Rheinmetall Denel Munition, that is what you should expect when you walk through

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Climate change: the long suicide revisited

Climate change: the long suicide revisited By Jeff Rudin | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 01 February 2018 The single greatest threat to the future of human-kind is an unknown to most people alive today. That is some thought. Giving the

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Land reform: expropriation without compensation is not the central issue

Land reform: expropriation without compensation is not the central issue Interview with Ben Cousins | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 31 January 2019 Amandla! The first thing that struck me when I read your article Alternatives to individual land titling was

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The Hadji Alidja Esau Story Book Launch

The Hadji Alidja Esau Story Book Launch Join us on Tuesday 12 February 2019, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for the book launch of The Hadji Alidja Esau Story with the author, Cyril W Jacobs. About the

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Unions must fight the companies Bill

Unions must fight the companies Bill By Jeff Rudin | Original source: Mail & Guardian | 28 January 2019 We can be proud of having some of the most progressive legislation in the world. Our shame is that we are

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Magnificent Victory for the RIGHT TO SAY NO to mining

Magnificent Victory for the RIGHT TO SAY NO to mining By Local Correspondent | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 24 January 2019 The community of Umgungundlovu, known as “Xolobeni” and organised in the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), won a landmark victory

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The Great Leap Forward – more of the same

The Great Leap Forward – more of the same By Hassen Lorgat | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 23 January 2019 The mining sector came into the news in late September when the Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, visited the

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One, Two, Many Rosa Luxemburgs

One, Two, Many Rosa Luxemburgs By Ines Schwerdtner | Original Source: Jacobin | 22 January 2019 Hardly any figure in the history of socialism represents such an impressive combination of sharp-minded theoretician and rhetorically explosive politician as did Rosa Luxemburg.

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The Feminisation of the Economic Crisis

The Feminisation of the Economic Crisis By Basani Baloyi | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 22 January 2019 The structure of South Africa’s labour force remains highly gendered. Women remain the likeliest to be unemployed and have a lower labour force

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The South African crisis: how we got here and what to do about it

The South African crisis: how we got here and what to do about it By Seeraj Mohamed | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 18 January 2019   The MEC, financialisation and the crisis The solutions we develop to solve a crisis

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