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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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A new politics from the left?

A new politics from the left? By Hilary Wainwright | Amandla! Magazine Issue 58 | 6 August 2018 Can it be achieved from within existing political institutions? Or does it require new sources of power to be built in society

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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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The case for a Left Block in the 2019 national elections

The case for a Left Block in the 2019 national elections By Dick Forslund | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 23 July 2018 Is EFF about to go into alliance with ANC in the 2019 elections? After the “united” land

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NUMSA is correct on the need for a new political party with a working-class ideology in SA

NUMSA is correct on the need for a new political party with a working-class ideology in SA By Thabang Bhili | Originally for Amandla | 20 July 2018 Our situation The objective conditions of the working class have been so

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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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Interview with Enoch Godongwana

Interview with Enoch Godongwana By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla! Issue 57 | 10 July 2018 Amandla! interviewed Enoch Godongwana, Chair of the ANC’s subcommittee on economic transformation. We sent him a series of questions and these are the answers we

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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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