The NGOisation of politics – Mercia Andrews at the Conference on the Crisis of Politics

The NGOisation of Politics – Where have all the Social Movements Gone? by Mercia Andrews at Conference on the Crisis of Politics and the Politics of Crisis hosted by Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) and the Transnational Institute (TNI)

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Dennis Davis – Tax and Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS)

Dennis Davis on Corporate Taxation and Profit Shifting Conference – Bringing the elite to order Extensive research from inter-governmental commissions; NGOs; CSOs and academics, indicates a huge haemorrhage of potential public finances through illicit financial flows (IFFs); transfer pricing and

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Decline and Fall of the ANC and its Alliance – Mazibuko Jara

 Decline and Fall of the ANC and its Alliance – Mazibuko Jara At the Crisis of Politics and the Politics of Crisis held in Cape Town December (2016) Listen to Jara’s input here:  

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Lea Guido – Why feminism must be part of an emancipatory vision

Why feminism must be part of an emancipatory vision. Lea Guido (Nicaragua Womens Movement formerly from the Sandinistas) Looking at impact of neoliberalism on our daily lives, in terms of the environment, but also very NB in terms of social

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Story of resistance and alternatives the left in Mauritius – Ashok Subron

At the Crisis of Politics and the Politics of Crisis held in Cape Town December (2016). Subron argues that the fundamental issue of our time is the ecological question. Making it critical for us to defending life and nature. Listen

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Women Surviving Lavender Hill (Book Reading)

Women surviving Lavender Hill captures the stories of women living in one of the most dangerous townships in the Western Cape. Lavender Hill is a community ridden with gang violence, drug and alcohol addiction, domestic violence and the list continues.

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Vivek Chibber – Alienation

Vivek Chibber visits UCT (2 August 2017) Topic: Social determinants of psychological suffering with reference to Marx’s theory of alienation. Chibber is a Professor of Sociology at New York University and author of “Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital”

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#MenAreTrash – Gender & Sexual violence in activists spaces [Amandla Forum]

Amandla Magazine facilitated and hosted a discussion to reflect on how organisations and movements are addressing gender based violence within their organisations / movements and how these organisations / movements are tackling patriarchy in general. In this light we invited

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Water flows to money and climate change wont change this

“This drought has been predicted and was predictable for a long time” Why has the response taken so long? What measures have been put in place? Listen here:

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Pat Mooney on Mergers in the food chain

Pat Mooney talking about mergers and who controls the rights to the food system including the rights to water, land and seeds. Pat Mooney has more than four decades experience working in international civil society, first addressing aid and development

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