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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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Food and Nutrition Crisis [Public Discussion]

Join Amandla Forums this evening (20 April at 18:00), as we host Professor David Sanders who will speak to how “the food and nutrition crisis should be viewed with the same urgency as HIV/AIDS was 15 years ago”, a follow up

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ZANUFICATION or RENEWAL: Whither ANC? [19 APRIL]

Amandla Forum: ZANUFICATION or RENEWAL: Whither ANC?  SPEAKERS: Jeremy Cronin  (Deputy General-Secretary of SACP) Tony Ehrenreich  (Western Cape Provincial Secretary of COSATU) Floyd Shivambu  (Deputy President EFF) Noor Nieftagodien (AIDC Board member and AMANDLA collective) 19 APRIL 2017 @ 6PM

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Launch of _ Renewable Energy: Where are the Jobs? – A critique of the government´s socio-economic programme.

The need for countries to transition from coal and nuclear electricity generation to a renewable energy supply has become a necessity in light of the climate change crisis that now threatens our survival. South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers

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