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Thoughts from the left: What causes mental illness, and how does one treat it?

[Amandla Forum] Thoughts from the left: What causes mental illness, and how does one treat it All welcome! Psychotherapy is often derided as a middle-class indulgence. Prof Wahbie Long’s talk will examine the potential for a more socially responsive profession

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Extracting profit and the new scramble for Africa

Lee Wengraf’s new book “Extracting profit and the new scramble for Africa” Join us for the next Amandla! Forum “Extracting profit and the new scramble for Africa” on the 19 April 2018 from 18:00 – 20:00 at the AIDC (129

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STAND with Mining Affected communities and demand the Right to say NO! by signing this petition

STAND with Mining Affected communities and demand the Right to say NO! by signing this petition Mining-affected communities are repeatedly denied what is known as the right to free prior and informed consent (FPIC) when it comes to mining developments in

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16 March: One State, two state – Prospects for Palestine’s Liberation in the era of Trump

One State, two state – Prospects for Palestine’s Liberation in the era of Trump 14TH ISRAELI APARTHEID WEEK TOPIC: One State, two state – Prospects for Palestine’s Liberation in the era of Trump SPEAKER: Ali Abunimah DATE: Friday 16 March 2018

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PUBLIC SEMINAR: Resistance from Within: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the struggle for democracy, equality and justice

PUBLIC SEMINAR: Resistance from Within: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the struggle for democracy, equality and justice  

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Theatre Review: When Swallows Cry shows that migrants’ lives matter

Theatre Review: When Swallows Cry shows that migrants’ lives matter Lesley Stones | Disclosure: Daily Maverick is a media partner to this production. The writer was not in any way influenced in writing her review. When Swallows Cry was written

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“My music is a middle finger to the Queen’s English”

“My music is a middle finger to the Queen’s English” Interview by Dshamilja Roshani | Amandla!Magazine Issue No. 55/56 | December 2017 He roams around barefoot, dresses in a wrap skirt and combines conscious lyrics with unique elements of Hiplife,

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Waterless Toilets

Please save the date for our next Million Climate Jobs meeting on the 22nd of February. The main new agenda item will be on waterless toilets. The meeting will take place from 9.30 to 12.30 at AIDC. The full Agenda

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Public Forum: Solidarity against mining in Africa

Public Forum: Solidarity against mining in Africa Parallel to the Alternative Mining Indaba, Amandla! and Africa Unite are hosting a forum to discuss the issue of extractivism in Africa. Being at the heart of local, regional and international mining interests,

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Wage & Tax Evasion Made in Paradise: The Role Of Appleby

Wage & Tax Evasion Made in Paradise: The Role Of Appleby Brian Ashley and Dick Forslund | Alternative Information & Development Centre (AIDC) |14 November 2017 The Paradise Papers, just like the earlier Panama papers, give ordinary people a glimpse

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