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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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Connect the dots

Connect the dots By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 25 October 2018 We live in a period in which there is little confidence in radical measures to deal with seemingly intractable problems. Government and its soothsayers, especially

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Alternatives to permanent economic depression

Alternatives to permanent economic depression Amandla correspondent | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 17 October 2018 South Africa is in a “technical” recession. There have been two quarters in a row of falling production of goods and services. Judging by

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Ten years on, the crisis of global capitalism never really ended

Ten years on, the crisis of global capitalism never really ended By Jerome Roos | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 18 October 2018 This is an edited version of an article first published in Roar magazine at https://roarmag.org/essays/lehman-brothers-fallout-financial-crisis/ With inequality

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Transforming the politics of food in Southern Africa, from the local to the global

Transforming the politics of food in Southern Africa, from the local to the global  Boaventura Monjane and Salena Tramel | Written for Amandla | 19 October 2018 Across the world, at least 821 million people suffer from hunger. Malnutrition and

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Amandla! Magazine 59

Amandla! Magazine 59 You can now access electronic articles from Issue 59 of Amandla! Magazine here: Building the movement of the working class and the dispossessed The commons, the state and the public: a Latin American Perspective SA’s new dawn

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