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The Role of Public Utilities in Transforming the Energy Sector

The Role of Public Utilities in Transforming the Energy Sector, Johannesburg 3 – 5 September 2018 Alternative Information & Development Centre (AIDC) | 14 September 2018 AIDC, together with TNI (Transnational Institute, based in Amsterdam), and TUED (Trade Unions for

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Role of Public Utilities in Transforming the Energy Sector [Livestream]

Role of Public Utilities in Transforming the Energy Sector From Neoliberalism to a Just Transition for Energy Democracy Eskom (South Africa’s) is in deep crisis, the state of South Africa’s public utility is not unique to South Africa indicative in

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The people shall govern: Freedom isn’t free

The people shall govern: Freedom isn’t free By Hlumela Dyantyi | Original source: Daily Maverick | 30 July 2018 Freedom Isn’t Free is directed by Martin Jansen, a socialist political activist and former Congress of the People member. The documentary aims

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South African Women Demand Action, and Quick

South African Women Demand Action and Quick By Sibongile Ndimandi | Written for Amandla | 24 July 2018 On the 9th of August 1956, 20 000 women marched to the Union buildings in Pretoria to hand over a petition against

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Freedom Isn’t Free [Screening]

Join us on 24 July 2018 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for a screening of Freedom Isn’t Free, the Freedom Charter Today and a discussion with Martin Jansen, the producer writer and director of the film.  Synopsis: Freedom Isn’t

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Can Ramaphosa Deliver?

Can Ramaphosa Deliver? 19 July 2018 | 18:00 – 20:00 | 129 Rochester Road, Observatory, Cape Town Will Ramaphosa Deliver? Will CR’s “new dawn” introduce an alternative growth path that breaks from the ecologically-damaging mineral-energy complex? What local and global

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Freedom Isn’t Free [Screening & Discussion]

Freedom Isn’t Free Screening & Discussion 24 July | 18:00 – 20:30 | Venue: 129 Rochester Road, Observatory Cape Town Synopsis: Freedom Isn’t Free challenges the ANC government with its failure to bring into being the words and resolutions of the

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Can Ramaphosa Deliver?

Can Ramaphosa Deliver? 21 June at 18:00 | Venue: 129 Rochester Road, Observatory Cape Town Phindile Kunene and Rob Petersen will be discussing: Will CR’s “new dawn”  introduce an alternative growth path that breaks from the ecologically-damaging minerals-energy complex? What

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Life is Wonderful [Screening & Discussion]

Life is Wonderful – Screening & Discussion 2 June at 10:30  Venue: 129 Rochester Road, Observatory, Cape Town   On Saturday, 2 June, Amandla Forum and the Institute For African Alternatives (IFAA) will be screening “Life Is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung

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BRICS: Liberators or Agents of Imperialism with Patrick Bond

 BRICS: Liberators or Agents of Imperialism with Patrick Bond [Amandla! Forum] All welcome! From the 25-27 July the BRICS heads of state will be meeting at the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg. Ahead of the summit Patrick Bond will give an

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