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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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More Than A Game: Cricket, Imperialism & SA with Colin Bundy

More Than A Game: Cricket, Imperialism & SA with Colin Bundy Join us on Thursday 24 January 2019, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for a talk with leading historian, Colin Bundy, on Cricket, Imperialism & South Africa.

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The spark ignites in the action – the philosophy of praxis in the thought of Rosa Luxemburg

The spark ignites in the action – the philosophy of praxis in the thought of Rosa Luxemburg By Michael Löwy | Original Source: International Viewpoint | 15 January 2019 To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the murder of one of

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Permanent People’s Tribunal

Permanent People’s Tribunal By Amandla correspondent | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 11 January 2019 Songs of hope and resistance filled the ground floor of Sci-Bono Discovery Center in Newtown, Johannesburg throughout the session of the Southern Africa Permanent Peoples Tribunal

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Climate Eco-cide and Democratic Eco-Socialism in South Africa

Climate Eco-cide and Democratic Eco-Socialism in South Africa By Vishwas Satgar | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 09 January 2019 The end of the human race is a very real prospect in the context of climate change and ultimately a heating

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Mantashe announces a ‘Third Coming’ to Xolobeni on 16 January – “DON’T COME, MINISTER MANTASHE!”

Mantashe announces a ‘Third Coming’ to Xolobeni on 16 January – “DON’T COME, MINISTER MANTASHE!” Amadiba Crisis Committee Press Statement | 09 January 2018 On 20 December our lawyers got a letter. Gwede Mantashe “invites stakeholders” to discuss “economic development”

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South Africa: The Brinkmanship of Stagnating Capitalism

South Africa: The Brinkmanship of Stagnating Capitalism By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 08 January 2018 It is now widely accepted that South Africa’s economy is not just stagnant. It is in a crisis. The business-oriented media and

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