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EFF organises and represents workers

EFF organises and represents workers Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi, Head of EFF Labour Desk, interviewed by Mazibuko Jara Amandla 76 | June 2021 Mazibuko Jara: When it comes to organising workers, what is the strategic thinking? What do you want to achieve?

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From Turfloop to Soweto and back again: the dialectic of 1976

Almost since it took place, the Soweto Students Uprising of June 1976 has been considered the pinnacle of student activism in South Africa. It spread rapidly to schools and townships across the country. It fundamentally changed resistance to apartheid both

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Amandla Feature – Is our 76 moment still to come

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Is our ’76 Moment Still to come? By Leigh-Ann Naidoo for Amandla 46 In June 1976, exactly 40 years ago, thousands of high school students took to the streets. They were resisting the apartheid state’s insistence that Afrikaans be a

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Why popular movements win: the student movement in Quebec

  All the time, everywhere, people resist. Sometimes openly, sometimes secretly. Sometimes locally, sometimes more broadly. As Mao said “Where there is oppression, there is resistance”. Some popular movements are victorious, while many others lose. As activists we constantly ask

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The Black Student Rebellion of 1976

By: Professor Noor Nieftagodien Source: Amandla! Magazine Issue 46 – June 2016 – Commemorating June 76, 40 Years Since A defining feature of the 1976 uprising was the decisive entry of black students onto the stage of history. Until the

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