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A CALL TO – STOP CORPORATE IMPUNITY

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For the Economic, Political, Cultural and Environmental Sovereignty of Our Peoples End the Impunity of Transnational Corporations NOW!... Read More

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

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  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

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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

Political Economy of Gender and Climate Change
Economics of Gender and Development sees a connection between the exploitation and degradation of the natural world and the subordination and oppression of women....

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

The Black Student Rebellion of 1976
A defining feature of the 1976 uprising was the decisive entry of black students onto the stage of history...Read More

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

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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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Proud, religious, poet, truth to Power – Muhammad Ali: Free Black Man

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By: Malik Miah  Source: “Muhammad Ali: Free Black Man”. Against the Current 183, July-August 2016: I ain’t got no quarrel with the Viet Cong…no Viet Cong ever called me nigger.” EVERYONE HAS A story about Muhammad Ali. For me it

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What Greece’s Creditors Should Know

Geece managed to make a recent payment of €750-million to the IMF by way of drawing down a special account Greece held at the fund. But early in June, a further payment of €300-million to the IMF is required, although

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Spinning austerity: The non-existent R16,3 billion increase for higher education

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“An additional R16.3 billion has been allocated for higher education over the next three years”, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said in his budget speech 24 February. A number “R17 billion” was also circulated by Minister of Higher Education Blade Ndzimande

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Investigate executive salaries to close the wage gap

The government has embarked on a research initiative into the advisability of introducing a national minimum wage. This research forms part of an important debate that focuses, inter alia, on the wage gap in the country. This gap was highlighted

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