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Capitalism Has Failed — What Next?

Capitalism Has Failed — What Next? By John Bellamy Foster | Original Source: Monthly Review | 11 February 2019 Less than two decades into the twenty-first century, it is evident that capitalism has failed as a social system. The world

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What is ecosocialism?

What is ecosocialism? By Joel Kovel | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 08 February 2019 This is an edited version of an article that was first published on the website of Solidarity, a “socialist, feminist, anti-racist organisation”. Homo sapiens has been

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Shrinking right to strike

Shrinking right to strike By Ronald Wesso | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 07 February 2019 When politicians, state officials and employers attack the right to strike, workers do not stop striking. But there tend to be fewer strikes, with more

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The struggle to socialise Eskom

The struggle to socialise Eskom By Jeff Rudin | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 05 February 2019 Being identified as the villains, even before the government makes public its much anticipated and discussed Eskom rescue plans, is some achievement. The National

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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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