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New Politics – Workshops – 15 March 2017

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AIDC (www.aidc.org.za) working with the Transnational Institute (www.tni.org) within the New Politics Platform will host a series of parallel workshops on 15 March 2017 in Cape Town. These workshops will be attended by 25 researchers, public intellectuals and social and

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“Village vs Empire” – Amandla Screening – 23 FEB @ 6PM

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We live in a MAD world – we live with the threat of nuclear warfare, where mad stands for Mutually Assured Destruction. Where the theatre of war shifts across the globe and is part of our reality, no matter who

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Project Spear, ABSA Saga, Apartheid Debt + + +

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Former President Thabo Mbeki and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan  have gone to extraordinary lengths to discredit the CIEX report as the illiterate rantings of a retired British spy (Michael Oatley) and bounty-hunter.  Let us now also recall the uproar that

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OMCJ Monthly Meeting (21/02): Backyard traditional chickens as important food source

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One Million Climate Jobs Campaign TUESDAY 21st FEBRUARY 2016 9.30 to 12.30 AIDC 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!) Agenda: Apologies Introductions Backyard traditional chickens as important food source – Ed Wethli Nuclear update – Liz

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Summary Million Climate Jobs Meeting 26th January 2017

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Million Climate Jobs Monthly Meetings have been taking place at AIDC´s premises since 2012. The main items at its most recent meeting on 26th January 2017, was backyard agriculture using waste water. It was well attended by approximately 30 participants.

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Million Climate Jobs Meeting THURSDAY 26th JANUARY 2016 – Agenda

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Thursday 26th January 2016 9.30 to 12.30 AIDC 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!) AGENDA 1.    Apologies 2.    Introductions 3.    Alternative backyard agriculture using waste water – Robert Andrews 4.    Film on rainwater harvesting – Lucia

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Zwelinzima Vavi: A message of solidarity to the NUMSA 10th National Congress

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Zwelinzima Vavi, Convener of the Steering Committee message of solidarity to the NUMSA 10th National Congress 2016 held on the 12 – 15 December 2016, Cape Town Dear Comrades One and All, with all Revolutionary Protocol Observed It is of

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AIDC’s 20th Anniversary and The Seminar on the Crisis of Politics

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The AIDC is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. At the same time, it is the 10th anniversary since the launching of the Amandla media project. To commemorate AIDC’s 20th anniversary and Amandla’s 10th anniversary, we will host a seminar

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Report on November´s Million Climate Jobs Meeting

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Million Climate Jobs Monthly Meetings have been taking place at AIDC´s premises since 2012. The main new items at the most recent meeting on 24th November 2016, were mine reclamation, COP 22 and the release of the new Integrated Resource

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One Million Climate Jobs Monthly Meeting – Mining reclamation

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Mining reclamation The next One Million Climate Jobs Monthly Meeting will take place 24th November at 9:30 We are fortunate to have Mariette Liefferink as our guest, coming from Jo´burg to speak on mining reclamation in the context of ignored

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