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Consent, power and making a cup of tea

Consent, power and making a cup of tea By Nicolette Naylor | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 05 November 2018 No means ‘no’ is a big improvement over ‘no’ meaning ‘yes’, but until equality exists not even ‘yes’ can reliably


Violence Against Women and the Politics of Feminism

Violence Against Women and the Politics of Feminism By Desiree Lewis | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 01 November 2018 For feminists from the second half of the last century, taking violence against women seriously involved a long and difficult


Can the socialist project do without feminism?

Can the socialist project do without feminism? By Diane Lamoureux | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 29 October 2018 This is an edited version of a paper presented at The Great Transition: preparing a world beyond capitalism, a conference in


Connect the dots

Connect the dots By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 25 October 2018 We live in a period in which there is little confidence in radical measures to deal with seemingly intractable problems. Government and its soothsayers, especially


Alternatives to permanent economic depression

Alternatives to permanent economic depression Amandla correspondent | Amandla! Magazine Issue 60 | 17 October 2018 South Africa is in a “technical” recession. There have been two quarters in a row of falling production of goods and services. Judging by


Ten years on, the crisis of global capitalism never really ended

Ten years on, the crisis of global capitalism never really ended By Jerome Roos | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 18 October 2018 This is an edited version of an article first published in Roar magazine at https://roarmag.org/essays/lehman-brothers-fallout-financial-crisis/ With inequality


Transforming the politics of food in Southern Africa, from the local to the global

Transforming the politics of food in Southern Africa, from the local to the global  Boaventura Monjane and Salena Tramel | Written for Amandla | 19 October 2018 Across the world, at least 821 million people suffer from hunger. Malnutrition and


Amandla! Magazine 59

Amandla! Magazine 59 You can now access electronic articles from Issue 59 of Amandla! Magazine here: Building the movement of the working class and the dispossessed The commons, the state and the public: a Latin American Perspective SA’s new dawn


Turkey’s new regime and its neoliberal foundations

Turkey’s new regime and its neoliberal foundations by Yonca Özdemir | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 9 October 2018 Recent political and economic developments in Turkey have been worrying for Western governments for some time. However, busy with their own


Nicaragua’s Fight for Freedom

Nicaragua’s Fight for Freedom By Alejandro Bendaña | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 2 October 2018 The massive ongoing civic insurrection in Nicaragua represents the collapse of the Ortega governing model. Its terminal crisis takes the form of a desperate


Corporate corruption (Part 1): The missing part of the story

Corporate corruption (Part 1): The missing part of the story By Dominic Brown | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 27 September 2018 There are endless stories about public sector corruption. But little is said about corporate corruption – and even less


The real meaning of the 25 April general strike: reply to Ronald Wesso

The real meaning of the 25 April general strike: reply to Ronald Wesso By Mametlwe Sebei | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 11 September 2018 The 25 April general strike represented a massive rejection of the now passed labour bills


The National Health Insurance Bill: welcome but flawed

The National Health Insurance Bill: welcome but flawed By David Sanders & Louis Reynolds | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 10 September 2018 The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHMSA) welcomes the National Health Insurance Bill in that it confirms


SA’s new dawn – the devil is in the details

SA’s new dawn – the devil is in the details By Terry Bell | Amandla Magazine Issue 59 | 3 September 2018 As the country heads towards another general election, the ANC, the government, and opposition political parties share one


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


50 years on, is a new May 68 happening in France?

50 years on, is a new May 68 happening in France? By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla! Magazine Issue 58 | 28 August 2018 One year after Macron’s election, France is once again in the streets and protests are now spreading


Expropriation without compensation: how far can it go?

Expropriation without compensation: how far can it go? By Mazibuko Jara | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 20 August 2018 How should we read the raging debate on land reform since Parliament’s resolution to explore constitutional amendments that may allow


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


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


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


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


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


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,


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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