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Amandla! Magazine 58

Amandla! Magazine 58 You can now access electronic articles from Issue 58 of Amandla! Magazine here: Dysfunctional economy needs urgent change The case for a Left Block in the 2019 national elections The Meaning of the 25 April Strike Against

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The Meaning of the 25 April Strike Against the Labour Bills

The Meaning of the 25 April Strike Against the Labour Bills By Ronald Wesso | Amandla Magazine 58 | 7 August 2018 On 25th April, Saftu called a general strike and organised marches around the country to protest against the

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Geopolitics and the Role of BRICS

  Geopolitics and the Role of BRICS Dominic Brown | Amandlla | 28 July 2018 Ten years after the 2008 global financial crisis, the global economy is still stagnant and there are few prospects for a recovery. As a result,

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Why Marx is not Enough

Why Marx is not Enough By Lindokuhle Patiwe | Written for Amandla | 26 July 2018 In The 11th Thesis on Feuerbach Marx makes a point that “Philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to

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Land Reform – A critique of Traditional Leadership

Land Reform – A critique of Traditional Leadership by Lwazi Ncapayi and Solomzi Ntungwa | 14 July 2018 | Amandla! Magazine The South African constitution recognises customary law as a source of law, and may be used in courts of

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Tunisians rise up against austerity

Tunisians rise up against austerity By Fathi Chamkhi | Amandla! Issue 57 | 6 July 2018 Seven years after the revolution of 2011, which toppled the dictator, Tunisia is going from bad to worse! All key economic and social indicators

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Interview with Guilherme Boulos, leader of the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Teto (Homeless Workers Movement) or MTST

Interview with Guilherme Boulos, leader of the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Teto (Homeless Workers Movement) or MTST Published in Amandla! Issue 57 | 2 July 2018 1.    Can you give South African readers some background to the formation of the MTST and

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Land Expropriation Without Compensation: Housing Movements Respond

Land Expropriation Without Compensation: Housing Movements Respond By Julia Thomas | Amandla! Magazine | 15 June 2018 A mix of activists sat in two circles – one for listeners, one for comrades raising questions – on the final day of

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The Stolen Future of the Youth

The Stolen Future of the Youth Amandla Ulutsha Newsletter |Issue 13 Editorial | 14 June 2018 The sixth month of each year ever since the 1976 youth uprising is a constant reminder to the youth in South Africa of where

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The Marikana Massacre: wages as the blind spot in the tax evasion debate

The Marikana Massacre: wages as the blind spot in the tax evasion debate By Dick Forslund | Original Source: International Union Rights | 4 June 2018 No doubt, workers across the world were shocked as striking mine workers at the

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