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Economic crisis and global disorders

Economic crisis and global disorders By Michel Husson | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 07 January 2018 Bad times The picture of the world economy after ten years of crisis is bleak: • the European Union is torn between Britain leaving

Posted in Amandla

Participation and Unity are Key

Participation and Unity are Key By Anthony de Villiers | Written for Amandla | 10 December 2018 It would be painfully regrettable to watch a golden opportunity slip away, an opportunity that beckons with the promise of fruitful rewards. South

Posted in AIDC

Time to Rebuild, Time to Rethink

Time to Rebuild, Time to Rethink Amandla Editorial | Amandla Magazine Issue 61/62 | 7 December 2018 In the aftermath of the Marikana massacre and the mass strike of mineworkers, a great opportunity emerged for regenerating progressive and left politics.

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Nomvula Mokonyane: A primer for week one at Environmental Affairs

Nomvula Mokonyane: A primer for week one at Environmental Affairs By Kevin Bloom | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 26 November 2018 If we lived in a perfect world, there would be a stack of climate change reports waiting for Nomvula

Posted in One Million Climate Jobs

Visiting Lula in prison

Visiting Lula in prison By Noam Chomsky | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 23 November 2018 The prisoner we visited, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – “Lula,” as he is universally known — has been sentenced to virtual life imprisonment,

Posted in AIDC

Xolobeni Defeat DMR & Mantashe and Win the Right to Say No to Mining

Xolobeni Defeat DMR & Mantashe and Win the Right to Say No to Mining Amadiba Crisis Committee Press Release | 22 November 2018 The Xolobeni community has won its case against DMR and Mr Gwede Mantashe. The North Gauteng High Court

Posted in Amadiba Crisis Committee, Partners

Where to for Brazil?

Where to for Brazil? Brazil has just elected a fascist president who is openly racist, sexist and homophobic. For this to happen in a country where the Workers Party (with all its flaws) was in power and with many strong

Posted in AIDC Events

Bureaucracy at the top or a worker elite? How to understand the demise of the trade union movement

Bureaucracy at the top or a worker elite? How to understand the demise of the trade union movement By Ronald Wesso | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 22 November 2018 Is Saftu “the new giant in the pantheon of working

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SA does not need the Grand Inga Project

SA does not need the Grand Inga Project By Rudo Sanyanga | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 14 November 2018 Given the high cost of the Grand Inga Project on the Congo River and the risk it involves, one cannot help

Posted in Campaigns to Dismantle Corporate Power

Interview with Thapelo Mohapi, General Secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo

Interview with Thapelo Mohapi, General Secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 06 November 2018 Amandla!: Can you briefly tell us about Abahlali – its constituency, its structures and the issues that it has

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