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#UniteBehind occupy PRASA offices in Cape Town

#UniteBehind occupy PRASA & ANC offices in Cape Town to demand a safe and efficient commuter rail service.  UniteBehind Statement | 17 April, 2019 Today, Wednesday 17 April 2019, the #UniteBehind coalition are occupying the offices of the Passenger Rail

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Mozambique needs urgent action on debt crisis following Cyclone Idai

Mozambique needs urgent action on debt crisis following Cyclone Idai Jubilee Debt Campaign | Original Source: CADTM | 22 March, 2019   Cyclone Idai has caused huge destruction and loss of life in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. The true extent of

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What are Illicit Financial Flows and Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

What are Illicit Financial Flows and Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: The Bermuda Connection AIDC Economic Justice Programme| Research Brief| 04 April, 2019 At the AIDC we regularly use the terms Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) and Profit Shifting. The brief 

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Towards a Constitution that Protects the Enviroment

Towards a Constitution that Protects the Enviroment  Anthony De Villiers | 03 April 2019 South Africa needs increased awareness of the fact that environmental justice is social justice and the two cannot be mutually exclusive. The human population is part

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Personal Income Taxation in South Africa: The Struggle Against Inequality and Poverty in an Era of Crisis

Personal Income Taxation in South Africa: The Struggle Against Inequality and Poverty in an Era of Crisis AIDC Economic Justice Programme | 25 March, 2019 Introduction The purpose of this brief is to provide an overview of personal income tax in

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#BudgetDay: 8 points for Mboweni

#BudgetDay: 8 points for Mboweni Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) | 20 February 2019 We are not as helpless as we may think, there are alternatives to the budget we can expect from Mboweni today. Here are 8 points

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Putting Eskom’s debt on the government balance sheet could lead to another credit downgrade and disastrous budget austerity

Putting Eskom’s debt on the government balance sheet could lead to another credit downgrade and disastrous budget austerity By Dick Forslund | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 18 February 2019 In danger of being overlooked by the Eskom catastrophe is

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Capitalism Has Failed — What Next?

Capitalism Has Failed — What Next? By John Bellamy Foster | Original Source: Monthly Review | 11 February 2019 Less than two decades into the twenty-first century, it is evident that capitalism has failed as a social system. The world

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The struggle to socialise Eskom

The struggle to socialise Eskom By Jeff Rudin | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 05 February 2019 Being identified as the villains, even before the government makes public its much anticipated and discussed Eskom rescue plans, is some achievement. The National

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Unions must fight the companies Bill

Unions must fight the companies Bill By Jeff Rudin | Original source: Mail & Guardian | 28 January 2019 We can be proud of having some of the most progressive legislation in the world. Our shame is that we are

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