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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 Magazine Issue 60 | 31 October 2018 Minister Gwede Mantashe and the Ramaphosa Cabinet have withdrawn the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA)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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Business as Usual After Marikana Book Launch

Amandla! Forum 01/11: Business as Usual After Marikana Book Launch Join us on Thursday, 1 November 2018, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for the book launch of Business as Usual After Marikana and a discussion with editors

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Alternatives to permanent economic depression

Alternatives to permanent economic depression Amandla correspondent | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 17 October 2018 South Africa is in a “technical” recession. There have been two quarters in a row of falling production of goods and services. Judging by

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Ten years on, the crisis of global capitalism never really ended

Ten years on, the crisis of global capitalism never really ended By Jerome Roos | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 18 October 2018 This is an edited version of an article first published in Roar magazine at https://roarmag.org/essays/lehman-brothers-fallout-financial-crisis/ With inequality

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