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Prospects and challenges for the Left

Prospects and challenges for the Left By Ronnie Kasrils | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 20 August 2018 Events in recent weeks in our country clearly illustrate the determination of our people for decisive changes, and anger at government and

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Perspective from the South African Communist Party

Perspective from the South African Communist Party By Alex Mohubetswane Mashilo | Amandla! Magazine Issue 58 | 14 August 2018 Marx wisely observes in “The Eighteenth Brumaire” that “as in private life one differentiates between what a man thinks and says of

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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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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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