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Where to from here for Eskom?

Where to from here for Eskom? By Amandla! Correspondent | Amandla! Magazine Issue 57 | 14 May 2018 Eskom started off 2018 in a difficult position. Its finances were a mess. There was little trust in the board, which was

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Building better public service to meet people’s needs

Building better public service to meet people’s needs By Lavinia Steinfort | Amandla! Magazine Issue 57 | 8 May 2018 Since the beginning of the 21st century, a growing number of citizens, workers and cities have been successfully collaborating to

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The General Strike and what it means

The General Strike and what it means Amandla! Ulutsha Newsletter Issue  No.10 | Editorial | 25 April 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has just recently called a national general strike on the 25 April, with General

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Expropriation without compensation: implications of ANC policy

Expropriation without compensation: implications of ANC policy By Lungisile Ntsebeza | Amandla! Magazine | April 2018 This is an edited version of a slightly longer article published in Daily Maverick on 11 March. ANC position today The recent motion for

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Worker rights under attack

Worker rights under attack By Casual Workers Advice Office (CWAO) | Amandla! Magazine Issue 57 | April 2018 On 17 November 2017 the state said it wants to make big changes to the rights of workers by changing the Labour

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Cyril Ramaphosa and the Deepening Crisis of the ANC: Renewal or Perpetuation?

Cyril Ramaphosa and the Deepening Crisis of the ANC: Renewal or Perpetuation? By Gunnett Kaaf | Amandla! Magazine Issue 57 | April 2018 The ANC Nasrec Conference was greeted as a turning point since it brought the end of Jacob

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#UniteBehind demands change at Prasa

#UniteBehind demands change at Prasa By Matthew Hirsch and Zukiswa Vuka | Amandla! Magazine Issue 57 | April 2018 An edited version of the following article appears in Amandla 57. Due to editing constraints, #UniteBehind did not have time to

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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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