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Political crisis and state capture

Political crisis and state capture By Amandla correspondent | Amandla Magazine Issue 48 | OCT/NOV 2016 The development of the economic and social crisis into a political crisis has substantially weakened the power and legitimacy of President Zuma. The crudeness

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Corruption in the workers’ movement: where does it come from and how do we tackle it?

Corruption in the workers’ movement: where does it come from and how do we tackle it? Stephen Faulkner | Amandla! Magazine Issue No.41 |  SEPTEMBER 2015 In the first of a two part series, Stephen Faulkner explores some of the

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Steve Biko On Death

Steve Biko On Death in “I write What I like” 40 years since the assassination of Steve Bantu Biko, we remember his sacrifice for the freedom of all oppressed people. In Chapter 19 in “I write what I like” Biko

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Affected communities, organizers and jurors commit to toughen the fight against corporate impunity in SADC

Affected communities, organizers and jurors commit to toughen the fight against corporate impunity in SADC (Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg, 19th August 2017) – Yesterday, the second session of the Southern Africa Permanent People´s Tribunal on Transnational Corporations closed, more than two

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OPENING OF THE 2017 SADC PEOPLE’S SUMMIT 

MEDIA ALERT  16 August 2017  OPENING OF THE 2017 SADC PEOPLE’S SUMMIT  The 2017 SADC People’s Summit will officially be opened today at 16:00 at Constitutional Hill, Braamfontein, Johannesburg. This year’s summit will bring together over a thousand delegates from all over the

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Commemorating Marikana: The spirit of Mambush lives on

Commemorating Marikana: The spirit of Mambush lives on By: Luke Sinwell and Siphiwe Mbatha | Amandla! Issue No. 32 | October/November 2013 On 16 August 2013, exactly one year after the Marikana Massacre, 20,000 workers peacefully commemorated that fateful day. Church

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Nationalism: Lessons from India

The on-going calls for ‘radical economic transformation’ as well as arguments about how lack of ‘economic freedom’ undermines political independence, sharply raise questions about the nature of the ideology that drove the liberation struggle, African nationalism. As we examine African

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Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them”. William Shakespeare Mandela Day is celebrated every year on 18th July, Mandela´s birthday, to honour his legacy. Let us pay tribute to him as

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Report supports national minimum wage

From: Amandla! Issue No.48 | OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2016 In July 2016, Wits’ School of Economic and Business Sciences produced a report on the hotly debated issue of a national minimum wage. It was the result of a series of working papers

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#OccupyLuthuliHouse and the “morbid symptoms” of exile and incumbency

By: Ayabonga Cawe From: Amandla! Issue No.47 | SEPTEMBER 2016 The poster is as simple as its message. With just two logos, that of the ANC Youth League and the ANC, the black text boldly reads, “Chris Hani never march(sic)

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