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Shrinking right to strike

Shrinking right to strike By Ronald Wesso | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 07 February 2019 When politicians, state officials and employers attack the right to strike, workers do not stop striking. But there tend to be fewer strikes, with more

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Land reform: expropriation without compensation is not the central issue

Land reform: expropriation without compensation is not the central issue Interview with Ben Cousins | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 31 January 2019 Amandla! The first thing that struck me when I read your article Alternatives to individual land titling was

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The Feminisation of the Economic Crisis

The Feminisation of the Economic Crisis By Basani Baloyi | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 22 January 2019 The structure of South Africa’s labour force remains highly gendered. Women remain the likeliest to be unemployed and have a lower labour force

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The South African crisis: how we got here and what to do about it

The South African crisis: how we got here and what to do about it By Seeraj Mohamed | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 18 January 2019   The MEC, financialisation and the crisis The solutions we develop to solve a crisis

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Economic crisis and global disorders

Economic crisis and global disorders By Michel Husson | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 07 January 2018 Bad times The picture of the world economy after ten years of crisis is bleak: • the European Union is torn between Britain leaving

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Time to Rebuild, Time to Rethink

Time to Rebuild, Time to Rethink Amandla Editorial | Amandla Magazine Issue 61/62 | 7 December 2018 In the aftermath of the Marikana massacre and the mass strike of mineworkers, a great opportunity emerged for regenerating progressive and left politics.

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Bureaucracy at the top or a worker elite? How to understand the demise of the trade union movement

Bureaucracy at the top or a worker elite? How to understand the demise of the trade union movement By Ronald Wesso | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 22 November 2018 Is Saftu “the new giant in the pantheon of working

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Consent, power and making a cup of tea

Consent, power and making a cup of tea By Nicolette Naylor | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 05 November 2018 No means ‘no’ is a big improvement over ‘no’ meaning ‘yes’, but until equality exists not even ‘yes’ can reliably

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Violence Against Women and the Politics of Feminism

Violence Against Women and the Politics of Feminism By Desiree Lewis | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 01 November 2018 For feminists from the second half of the last century, taking violence against women seriously involved a long and difficult

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Can the socialist project do without feminism?

Can the socialist project do without feminism? By Diane Lamoureux | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 29 October 2018 This is an edited version of a paper presented at The Great Transition: preparing a world beyond capitalism, a conference in

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