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When the internet swaps from utopia to dystopia

When the internet swaps from utopia to dystopia Right to privacy, democracy and data sovereignty Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue  No.9 | Editorial | 12 April 2018        The recent data scandal involving 87 million people’s personal information collected and processed

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The War on Freedom Fighters

The War on Freedom Fighters Shrinking Space for Dissent Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue  No.8 | Editorial | 29 March 2018 The murder of Marielle Franco, an Afro-Brazilian queer socialist womxn on the 14th of March, has caused an international uproar

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The Black Panther moment

The Black Panther moment A critique of the critiques Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue  No.7 | Editorial | 15 March 2018 It’s been a month since Black Panther hit cinemas and it has thus far grossed $1billion at the box office

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Land justice at last?

Land justice at last? A closer look at Ramaphosa’s promises Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue  No.6 | Editorial | 1 March 2018 The maiden SONA speech of President Cyril Ramaphosa on 16th of February has been met with a number of

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We want the Right to say NO!

We want the Right to say NO! Alternatives to mining and extractivism Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue  No.5 | Editorial | 15 February 2018 “A rising tide will lift all boats.” That’s a common and understandable metaphor in economic contexts. But

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Op-Ed: The Libya Crisis and Capitalism

The Libya Crisis and Capitalism By Keamogetswe Seipato| Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue 4 | 7 December 2017 On November 17 the CNN  brought our attention to a modern slave trade taking place in Libya: Humans sold as slaves, some for as

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Whither South Africa?

Whither South Africa? How to build a counter power to the unravelling hegemony of the ANC Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue 4| Editorial | 7 December 2017 ANC December Conference  The South African economic crisis has morphed into a political crisis,

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