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Small scale renewable energy for universal provision of cheap energy


The next One Million Climate jobs meeting date has been set! The new date will be Friday 4 August, as usual 9:30 at AIDC´s. We have invited Frank Spencer to introduce the topic: “Small scale renewable energy for universal provision of

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Twelves years a slave

This image released by Fox Searchlight shows Chiwetel Ejiofor, second right, in a scene from "12 Years A Slave."  (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight, Francois Duhamel)

Twelves years a slave 10 July in 1807 or 1808, Solomon Northrup, a free African-American who was later kidnapped into slavery in Louisiana and wrote the book 12 Years a Slave, now a major motion picture, was born. This is

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Water flows to money and climate change wont change this [Podcast]


Water flows to money and climate change wont change this Cape Towns responses to the drought The latest One Million Climate Jobs Monthly meeting took place at AIDC on the 4 July 2017. The feature input looked at Cape Town’s responses

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In defence of the constitution


In defence of the constitution Yesterday Prof Mark Swilling reflected on State Capture and the Shadow State, at a public meeting at AIDC. Swilling predicts that, if the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa is captured, we can expect

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#MenAreTrash Talk [Podcast]


#MenAreTrash Talk [Podcast] Amandla Magazine facilitated and hosted a discussion to reflect on how organisations and movements are addressing gender based violence within their organisations / movements and how these organisations / movements are tackling patriarchy in general. In this

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Youth Day 2017


Progressive youth, civic, labour and faith based formations joins forces for Youth Day 2017: Join working class and progressive youth commissions on 4 focus areas: Free education Occupying urban and rural land Unemployment Gender based violence Before enjoying cultural and

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Gender & Sexual violence in activist spaces [Amandla Forum]


Join Amandla! Forum discussion on gender & sexual violence in activist spaces. 6 June at 18:00 to 20:00 Venue: AIDC Solidarity Centre – 129 Rochester Road, Observatory. We have invited a number of speakers and are waiting for them to confirm

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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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