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End Illicit Financial Flows and Wage Evasion

End Illicit Financial Flows and Wage Evasion Transnational Corporations (TNC) wield a massive amount of power in the global economy. They use that power to undermine the sovereignty of nation states and consolidate themselves as the real rulers of the

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What does the legalisation of zama zamas mean on paper and in reality – and what are the implications of this?

The legalization of zama zamas and the implications. By Carol Masingi | AIDC Researcher | 17 July 2018 Gwede Mantashe, minister of The Department of Mineral Resources, is in the process of legalizing illegal miners, who are also known as

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Odious Brics loan for Durban port project will not go unopposed

Odious Brics loan for Durban port project will not go unopposed By Desmond D’Sa and Patrick Bond | Original Source: Business Day | 04 July 2018 The approval last week of a $200m loan from the Brics New Development Bank

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Africa and the rich ‘North’ are still squabbling over how to stem the huge illicit capital drain from the continent

Africa and the rich ‘North’ are still squabbling over how to stem the huge illicit capital drain from the continent By Peter Fabricius | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 25 June 2018 Africa loses at least US$50-billion a year in illicit

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People in defence of life and territory: Counter-power and self-defence in Latin America

People in defence of life and territory: Counter-power and self-defence in Latin America By Raúl Zibechi | Original Source: The Transnational Institute (TNI) | 19 June 2018 In much of Latin America, the state does not protect its citizens. This

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Subsidising the rich: how workers pay the price for corporate tax dodging

Subsidising the rich: how workers pay the price for corporate tax dodging By Daniel Bertossa | Original Source: International Union Rights | 5 June 2018 For decades wages have stagnated, public services have been squeezed and inequality has risen as

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China vs the US: The new imperial scramble for Africa

China vs the US: The new imperial scramble for Africa by Lee Wengraf | Original Source: Red Pepper | 28 May 2018 Since the start of the new millennium, sub-Saharan African economies have undergone a dramatic boom. This surge has been marked

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Amadiba Crisis Committee Court Case Mobilzation

Amadiba Crisis Committee Court Case Mobilzation On the 23rd to the 24th of April, a historic court case for mining-affected communities took place at the North Gauteng High Court in Tshwane. The Amadiba Crisis Committee, represented by their lawyers Richard

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Capitalism, Poverty and Praxis

Capitalism, Poverty and Praxis By Prabhat Patnaik | Orginal Source: IDEAs | 10 May 2018 Capitalism is an economic system driven by its own immanent tendencies, which the State that presides over it normally supports, sustains and accelerates. One such

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Meet the people building alternatives to mining in Colombia

Meet the people building alternatives to mining in Colombia by Hannibal Rhoades and Benjamin Hitchcock Auciello | Original source: Red Pepper | 19 April 2018 Hannibal Rhoades and Benjamin Hitchcock Auciello interview local activists and business people determined to kick the mining industry out of their town. On

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