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Everything must fall [Screening]

Join us on Thursday, 29 November 2018, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for a screening of Everything Must Fall and the following discussion with director Rehad Desai. Synopsis: An unflinching look at the #FeesMustFall student movement that

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Sisters of the Wilderness [Screening]

Join us on Thursday, 8 November 2018, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for a screening of Sisters of the Wilderness and a discussion with Karin Slater, the director and cinematographer. Synopsis: Part wildlife documentary – the astonishing

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Business as Usual After Marikana Book Launch

Amandla! Forum 01/11: Business as Usual After Marikana Book Launch Join us on Thursday, 1 November 2018, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for the book launch of Business as Usual After Marikana and a discussion with editors

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Organising Resistance in the Gig Economy with Jamie Woodcock [Amandla Forum 17/10]

Amandla Forum 17/10: Organising Resistance in the Gig Economy with Jamie Woodcock Join us on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for a talk on Organising Resistance in the Gig Economy with Jamie Woodcock,

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Seminar – Combatting Wage Evasion and Profit Shifting

Around the world we are seeing the growing power of transnational and multinational corporations. This is evident in the fact that in 2016, 69 out of the top 100 economies were corporations. TNC’s and high net worth individuals use various

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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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