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[Amandla! Forum] State Capture & the Shadow State:

State Capture & the Shadow State: Betrayal of a promise is Prof Mark Swilling and a number of other leading academics attempt at a systematic analysis of the Zupta state capture project.  Pravin Gordhan repeatedly asks us to connect the dots.

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Zuma’s regime must go [Editorial]

Zuma’s regime must go [Editorial] Amandla! Magazine | Issue 52 | May 2017 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

Posted in AIDC, Amandla Editorial

[Watch:] Importance of Solar Water Heaters Cartoon

Hot domestic water might seem like a luxury one can do without, but in fact it is of great importance for hygiene. For many South Africans using an electric geyser is completely out of reach, because the free basic electricity

Posted in AIDC, One Million Climate Jobs

Palestinian Hunger Strike for Human Dignity [AIDC Statement]

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]

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]

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?

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! 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

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

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

Posted in AIDC, AIDC News