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“But he is politically important”: silencing women in activist spaces – reflections on #menaretrash Amandla Forum

But he is politically important”: silencing women in activist spaces – reflections on #menaretrash Amandla Forum Camalita Naicker | Amandla! Magazine | Issue 53 The #menaretrash Amandla! Forum happened in a room full of people from political parties, social movements,

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Review: Strike a Rock, Encounters Documentary Film Festival 2017

Review: Strike a Rock, Encounters Documentary Film Festival 2017 By Camalita Naicker | Amandla Magazine Issue 53 | July 2017 This years Encounters Festival showcased a number of new and interesting feature films. First time filmmaker and University of Cape

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The Unemployed Peoples Assembly for the Right2Work (2017)

The Unemployed Peoples Assembly (2017) The SADC Peoples’ Summit (16-18 August 2017, Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg), organised by the Southern African People’s Solidarity Network (SAPSN). The summit is held annually as a parallel forum to the SADC (Southern African Development Community)

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Women Surviving Lavender Hill (book reading)

Women Surviving Lavender Hill (book reading) 22 August 2017 we had the latest Amandla Forum – a book reading of “Women Surviving Lavender Hill” Women surviving Lavender Hill captures the stories of women living in one of the most dangerous

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Women Surviving Lavender Hill (Book Reading)

WOMEN SURVIVING LAVENDER HILL (Book Reading) 22 August 2017 @ 18:00 – 20:00 129 Rochester Road, Observatory Women surviving Lavender Hill captures the stories of women living in one of the most dangerous townships in the Western Cape. Lavender Hill is

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SAPSN People’ Summit [16 – 18 August 2017]

 SAPSN People’ Summit [16 – 18 August 2017] On the eve of the 37th SADC Summit we make a call for trade unions, the social movements of our region big and small, for activists, militants and radical intellectuals to converge

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2017 Permanent Peoples Tribunal (South Africa)

2017 Permanent Peoples Tribunal (South Africa) – To End Corporate Impunity The second session of the Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations will be held on the 15-18th August 2017, in Johannesburg. The Tribunal, hosted by the Southern

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AIDC Trade Union Education Program (2017)

Workers Political Education Program: The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) works towards advancing a just transition to a wage led low carbon economy development path. To this end we have been working with several trade unions towards strengthening an

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Twelves years a slave

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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