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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?


The EFF will not bring the change South Africans need

The EFF will not bring the change South Africans need Andile Zulu | Amandla 76 | June 2021 Approaching local elections, beyond its spectacles of defiance and never-ending episodes of controversy, what do the politics of the Economic Freedom Fighters


Corruption is a class project – Amandla 76 Editorial

Corruption is a class project – Amandla 76 Editorial Editorial | Amandla 76 | June 2021 The scandal surrounding the Health Minister is symptomatic of a terrible disease gripping South Africa. Literally, billions of rands are looted, not just by


Issa Shivji: Reclaiming Pan-Africanism for social emancipation

Issa Shivji: Reclaiming Pan-Africanism for social emancipation Amandla interview with Issa Shivji | Amandla! Magazine | Issue 67/68 | December 2019 This was a presentation at the Southern African People’s Solidarity Network (SAPSN) People’s Summit – August 2019, followed by


After the “Numsa moment”: towards a party of a new kind.

After the “Numsa moment”: towards a party of a new kind. Niall Reddy | Amandla 75 | March 2021 Over the last decade, the Left in a number of Western countries has undergone a historic transition from “protest to politics”,


The lessons of the Indian farmers’ struggle

The lessons of the Indian farmers’ struggle Sushovan Dhar | Amandla 75 | March 2021 No other Republic Day has witnessed such unprecedented levels of public claims over their nation. The streets of Delhi were enlivened with spontaneous marches of


WhatsApp and anti-capitalists: should you stay or should you go?

WhatsApp and anti-capitalists: should you stay or should you go? Jane Duncan | Amandla 75 | March 2021 What’s up with WhatsApp? How should anti-capitalists respond to the recent announcements by its parent company, Facebook, about changes to its terms


Connecting the dots: Covid, climate and capitalism.

Connecting the dots: Covid, climate and capitalism. Jacklyn Cock | Amandla 75 | March 2021 The climate crisis and the Covid–19 pandemic are connected through the violation of ecological limits.The worst affected, the “shock absorbers” of both crises, are the


Covid-19 and the awakening of the arts sector

Covid-19 and the awakening of the arts sector Mike van Graan | Amandla 75 | March 2021 In recent times, both internationally and in South Africa, there has been much cultural policy emphasis on the “cultural and creative industries”. This


Vaccine imperialism: if no one is safe until everyone is safe, then no one is likely to be safe

Vaccine imperialism: if no one is safe until everyone is safe, then no one is likely to be safe Jack Gerson | Amandla 75 | 31 March 2021 The arrival of effective vaccines against Covid-19 provides hope that the pandemic


The Brazilian disaster – An intersection between authoritarian, covid-denialism and austerity

The Brazilian disaster – An intersection between authoritarian, covid-denialism and austerity Benjamin Fogel | Amandla Online | 31 March 2021 Benjamin Fogel | Amandla Online | 31 March 2021 Brazil is collapsing under the weight of an uncontained Covid-19 outbreak


Covid-19 vaccines – the new apartheid?

Covid-19 vaccines – the new apartheid? Lydia Cairncross and Fatima Hassan | Amandla 75 | March 2021 At the end of February, ILRIG held a webinar on the issue of Covid vaccines. Two of the speakers were Fatima Hassan, Director


Global vaccine system fails poor countries

Global vaccine system fails poor countries Yousuf Vawda | Amandla 75 | March 2021 The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has not as yet been able to find consensus on a waiver to suspend certain intellectual property rules that are blocking


Covid-19 vaccines – inequality and the politics of health

Covid-19 vaccines – inequality and the politics of health Leslie London and Lauren Paremoer | Amandla 75 | March 2021 Covid-19 has exposed the faultlines of egregious inequality, both between and within countries. It’s time the world woke up. This


Everything Must Fall Documentary

Produced by Uhuru Productions, Everything Must Fall is a documentary that offers: An unflinching look at the #FeesMustFall​ student movement that burst onto the South African political landscape in 2015 as a protest over the cost of education, and morphed


Austerity can be defeated- Amandla 75 Editorial

Austerity can be defeated- Amandla 75 Editorial Editorial | Amandla Magazine Issue 75 | March 2021 Unite student, worker and community struggles Following the ruthless cuts proposed by the Treasury in the 2021 budget, what the constitution says about the


Anti-Apartheid International Solidarity: Lessons for Renewing Internationalism Today

Anti-Apartheid International Solidarity: Lessons for Renewing Internationalism Today Gunnett Kaaf – The Left Dialogue Forum. 13-14 March 2020| Amandla Online The anti-apartheid international solidarity was forged on the global terrain of the capitalist world system that was shaped by the conditions,


Gender-based violence: alternatives to incarceration

Gender-based violence: alternatives to incarceration Sohela Surajpal | Amandla Issue 73/4 | December 2020 Last year, South Africans took to the streets after the tragic rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana, a University of Cape Town student murdered by a


The lie of 1652: race and class in South Africa Interview with Patric Mellet

The lie of 1652: race and class in South Africa Interview with Patric Mellet Amandla Issue 73/74 | December 2020 Amandla!: Who is Patric Tariq Mellet? Patric Mellet: I’m from Cape Town – District 6 and Woodstock. Our most overarching


The working class must build an African nation

The working class must build an African nation Mazibuko Kanyiso Jara | Amandla Issue 73/74 |December 2020 The basic objectives of liberation cannot be achieved without undermining the accumulated political, social, cultural and economic white privileges. The moulding of our


Nationalism and patriotism: the opium of the masses

Nationalism and patriotism: the opium of the masses Zwide Ndwandwe | Amandla 73/74 | December 2020 To say that the Republic of South Africa has been dealing with an internal image crisis for the last decade of the “post-apartheid” years


Racial capitalism and justice in the era of climate crisis

Racial capitalism and justice in the era of climate crisis Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò | Amandla Issue 73/74 | December 2020 We have just a few years to develop a necessary base for the coming struggles over who and what will be


We will not return to normal, because normal was the problem – Amandla 73 Editorial

We will not return to normal, because normal was the problem Amandla Editorial | Amandla Issue 73/74 | 09 December 2020 But is abnormal possible? Covid 19, the associated lockdowns, wearing of masks and social distancing have disrupted society. On


Learnerships in South Africa: The Need for Zero Tolerance for Corrupt and Ineffective Employment Strategies

ZERO TOLERANCE FOR CORRUPT AND INEFFECTIVE EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES Anthony DeVilliers | Amandla | 4 November, 2020 As a means to combat the dark scourge of joblessness, the South African government designed a framework for the unemployed to receive training in

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