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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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The world After GDP


Join Amandla! next Thursday [11/05] to discuss a wellbeing economy, and the world after GDP. GDP is much more than a simple statistic. It has become the overarching benchmark of success and a powerful ordering principle at the heart of

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Join us: May Day Rally


Workers, students, unemployed, youth… Join us! Progressive Youth Movement, Workers World Media Production, Alternative Information and Development Centre, International Labour Research Information Group, are organizing a May Day of the exploited and oppressed working class. The rally seeks to unite forces of

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Food and Nutrition Crisis [Public Discussion]

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Join Amandla Forums this evening (20 April at 18:00), as we host Professor David Sanders who will speak to how “the food and nutrition crisis should be viewed with the same urgency as HIV/AIDS was 15 years ago”, a follow up

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Amandla Forum: ZANUFICATION or RENEWAL: Whither ANC?  SPEAKERS: Jeremy Cronin  (Deputy General-Secretary of SACP) Tony Ehrenreich  (Western Cape Provincial Secretary of COSATU) Floyd Shivambu  (Deputy President EFF) Noor Nieftagodien (AIDC Board member and AMANDLA collective) 19 APRIL 2017 @ 6PM

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Launch of _ Renewable Energy: Where are the Jobs? – A critique of the government´s socio-economic programme.


The need for countries to transition from coal and nuclear electricity generation to a renewable energy supply has become a necessity in light of the climate change crisis that now threatens our survival. South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers

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Climate Jobs Meeting 30th March – Agenda


The next One Million Climate Jobs Campaign monthly meeting is going to take place on THURSDAY 30th MARCH 2016 9.30 to 12.30 AIDC 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!)   AGENDA Apologies Introductions Impact of taking

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Book Launch – Renewable Energy: Where are the jobs?


Book Launch – Renewable Energy: Where are the jobs?  @ AIDC at 18.00 on the 28th. The long awaited AIDC-commissioned research – RENEWABLE ENERGY: WHERE ARE THE JOBS – A Critique Of The Government’s Socio-Economic Programme – will be launched

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Searching for New Left perspectives and strategies


The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) and the Transnational Institute (TNI), as part of the New Politics Platform, will host an international forum on “The crisis of Politics and The Search for new perspectives and strategies”. CONCEPT: As much

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Book Launch – An Empty Plate – 8 March


Book Launch: An Empty Plate with author Tracy Ledger Wednesday, 8 March 2017 18:00 – 20:00 AIDC, Solidarity Centre – 129 Rochester Road, Observatory, 7925     Why is it that food prices are so high that millions of South

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