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A new federation: way forward or cul de sac?

Amandla! correspondent in Amandla! Issue No.46 |JUNE 2016 The workers summit of April 30 brought together 51 unions, including the 22 affiliates of Nactu. On its own that is an achievement and a gain. The final declaration of the Summit included

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Amadiba Crisis Committee: the struggle continues

By Amandla! Correspondent Amandla! Issue No.46  JUNE 2016 In Amandla! 45, we reported on the cynical assassination of Bazooka Radebe, the chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC ). ACC has been involved in a decadelong fight against an Australian

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The new labour struggle: less work, same pay, and basic income for all

The new labour struggle: less work, same pay, and basic income for all By: Elizaveta Fouksman Since the 19th century May 1 has been International Worker’s Day, chosen by organised labour to celebrate the contribution of workers around the world.

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[Review] “I Am Not Your Negro”

Now and then, and despite its capitalist and racial biases, our culture throws up something that can speak quite eloquently and uniquely about the times we’re living through. In this case, I’m referring to an amazing documentary film that has

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A CALL TO – STOP CORPORATE IMPUNITY

For the Economic, Political, Cultural and Environmental Sovereignty of Our Peoples End the Impunity of Transnational Corporations NOW!  The time has come to unite our struggles in Southern Africa – the campaigns, networks, movements and organizations that are combating transnational

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Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa

  Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa: To launch the Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power, AIDC is coordinating a Tribunal – the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations in Southern Africa. The Tribunal, which will

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Enabling the Ratings Agencies

Source: Amandla! Magazine Issue 46 Editorial Since Nenegate, 9 December 2015, we have all become extras in a Hollywood Thriller – “Apocalypse Downgrade”. The hero of the movie is our own dashing Pravin Gordhan. His adversary, the wicked but mysterious Standudnpho.

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Political Economy of Gender and Climate Change

Abstracts Gender Concerns in Climate Change need serious attention of all interested in sustainable development. Women in many developing countries are responsible for climatically sensitive tasks such as securing food, water and energy which ensure the life and well-being of

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The Black Student Rebellion of 1976

By: Professor Noor Nieftagodien Source: Amandla! Magazine Issue 46 – June 2016 – Commemorating June 76, 40 Years Since A defining feature of the 1976 uprising was the decisive entry of black students onto the stage of history. Until the

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SPEAK OUT! ON UNEMPLOYMENT – JUNE 16 IN KHAYELITSHA

Close to 400 young people gathered at Site B, library hall in Khayelitsha to commemorate June 16 1976. Forty year since the uprising by young people in Soweto that later spread to other parts of the country. What started as

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