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3rd Session of the People’s Permanent Tribunal

3rd Session of the People’s Permanent Tribunal By Keamogetswe Seipato | AIDC Programme Coordinator | 9 October 2018 The time has come once more for the people to be heard! The Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power is hosting

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The Importance of The Right To Say No: Power From The People

The Importance of The Right To Say No: Power From The People By Carol Masingi | AIDC Researcher | 26 September 2018 The scramble for Africa did not stop with the end of colonialism in African countries. In fact, it

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The commons, the state and the public: a Latin American Perspective

The commons, the state and the public: a Latin American Perspective An interview with Daniel Chavez | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 29 August 2018 What are the commons and what is their political, social and economic relevance? In recent

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What’s public about the Public Investment Corporation?

What’s public about the Public Investment Corporation? By Fred Hendricks | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 20 August 2018 Introduction The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) is a behemoth in the South African economy. It is the single largest investor in

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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 | 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 artisanal

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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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