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A new politics from the left?

A new politics from the left? By Hilary Wainwright | Amandla! Magazine Issue 58 | 6 August 2018 Can it be achieved from within existing political institutions? Or does it require new sources of power to be built in society

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Effective Governance

Effective Governance By Anthony de Villiers | Written for Amandla | 31 July 2018 What kind of constitutional democracy is this that South Africans give so much credibility to? How can the vast turmoil we see reflect our people’s representation?

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The people shall govern: Freedom isn’t free

The people shall govern: Freedom isn’t free By Hlumela Dyantyi | Original source: Daily Maverick | 30 July 2018 Freedom Isn’t Free is directed by Martin Jansen, a socialist political activist and former Congress of the People member. The documentary aims

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The struggles of Abahlali baseMjondolo

The struggles of Abahlali baseMjondolo By Thapelo Mohapi | Written for Amandla | 27 June 2018 Abahlali baseMjondolo is a democratic movement of impoverished people with members in five provinces. The movement was formed in 2005, after a blockade of

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A blow to labour broking – a victory for all workers

A blow to labour broking – a victory for all workers By AIDC | AIDC Press Release | 27 July 2018 The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) salutes the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) for their

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Why Marx is not Enough

Why Marx is not Enough By Lindokuhle Patiwe | Written for Amandla | 26 July 2018 In The 11th Thesis on Feuerbach Marx makes a point that “Philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to

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South African Women Demand Action, and Quick

South African Women Demand Action and Quick By Sibongile Ndimandi | Written for Amandla | 24 July 2018 On the 9th of August 1956, 20 000 women marched to the Union buildings in Pretoria to hand over a petition against

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The case for a Left Block in the 2019 national elections

The case for a Left Block in the 2019 national elections By Dick Forslund | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 23 July 2018 Is EFF about to go into alliance with ANC in the 2019 elections? After the “united” land

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NUMSA is correct on the need for a new political party with a working-class ideology in SA

NUMSA is correct on the need for a new political party with a working-class ideology in SA By Thabang Bhili | Originally for Amandla | 20 July 2018 Our situation The objective conditions of the working class have been so

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IEA warns of ‘worrying trend’ as global investment in renewables falls

IEA warns of ‘worrying trend’ as global investment in renewables falls By Adam Vaughan | Original Source: The Guardian | 18 July 2018 Fossil fuels increased share of energy supply investment last year – the first time since 2014. The

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