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Palestinian Hunger Strike for Human Dignity [AIDC Statement]

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Palestinian Hunger Strike for Human Dignity The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) stands in solidarity with over a thousand five hundred Palestinian prisoners who have embarked on a prolonged mass hunger strike. The hunger strike has lasted since Palestinian Prisoners

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Zuma’s Regime Must Go [Amandla! 52 Editorial]

Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma. (Madelene Cronjé)

Zuma’s Regime Must Go [Amandla! 52 Editorial] Imagine. The political crisis is over. Zuma has resigned and been allowed to leave the country for the Philippines, where President Duterte has said he can stay as long as he likes. The

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Zuma goes for broke – Unite and fight for Zuma and his policies to go [AIDC Statement]

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AIDC Statement: Unite and fight for Zuma and his policies to go  Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle, which removed the finance ministers Gordhan and Jonas, amongst others, opens the door to the looting of the state on an unprecedented scale.  At the heart

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[Editorial] A new federation?

New federation officially registered!
New federation officially registered the new federation under the name South African Federation of Trade Unions. Read More

In the latest issue of Amandla!, we focus on the labour movement. We are soon to witness what some have called a “momentous event in the history of the working class in South Africa” – the launch of a new,

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New federation officially registered!

New federation officially registered!
New federation officially registered the new federation under the name South African Federation of Trade Unions. Read More

New federation officially registered! The Steering Committee for a new workers’ trade union federation is proud to announce that the Department of Labour has today officially registered the new federation under the name South African Federation of Trade Unions, subject

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PRAVIN GORHAM’S BUDGET SPEECH REVEALS CURRENT POLITICAL PRIORITIES

AIDC Statement on 2017/2018 Budget
2017/18 Budget:  Another holding operation - "too little too late". Read More

PRAVIN GORHAM’S BUDGET SPEECH REVEALS CURRENT POLITICAL PRIORITIES A simple word search of a 21 paged, 9526 word Report unintentionally reveals the utter unimportance of climate change. The number of hits for each word is given in brackets  Climate change

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SARS attacks Judge Davis – after AIDC Tax Justice Workshop

SARS attacks Judge Davis Judge Dennis Davis speaking at a conference on tax evasion and illicit financial flows organised by the Alternative Information Development Centre (AIDC)

Judge Dennis Davis speaking at a conference on tax evasion and illicit financial flows organised by the Alternative Information Development Centre (AIDC) “We can have as much debate as we like about this (illicit flows), but if you do not

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Communities, Workers and Students demand Pro-Poor Budget

Communities, workers and students call for pro-poor budget
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Approximately 100 workers affiliated to the soon to be launched new federation, student activists and community activists from unemployed people’s movements across the country marched to Parliament on Budget Day. Their demand was that the South African government tax the rich

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New Politics – Workshops – 15 March 2017

International Conference - Crisis of Politics & the Politics of Crisis Crisis of Politics and the Politics of Crisis: Searching for new left thinking and strategies. Read More

AIDC (www.aidc.org.za) working with the Transnational Institute (www.tni.org) within the New Politics Platform will host a series of parallel workshops on 15 March 2017 in Cape Town. These workshops will be attended by 25 researchers, public intellectuals and social and

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2017/18 Budget: Another holding operation – Too little, too late

AIDC Statement on 2017/2018 Budget
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Alternative Information and Development Centre – 2017/18 Budget:  Another holding operation Under the extreme pressure of the Zuptas and other sections of the predatory elite, on the one hand, and the credit ratings agencies, on the other, Minister Gordhan has

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