NUMSA: S. African Union Confronts New Forms Of Apartheid Through Class Struggle

By Phakamile Hlubi, -

I’ll answer your question first and then I’ll give some context. Our view of the current South African government is we have taken a very oppositionist perspective, we are opposed to the ANC -- [...]

S. African Poet Helping Maryland Church Protect Historic Black Cemetery

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By Andrew Bossone for PBS NewsHour - Shauna Sorrells, a spokesperson for the county’s housing opportunities commission, said the county knew when it drew up design plans for the parking lot that [...]

Domestic Workers Movement Is Growing

By Myrtle Witbooi, -

By Myrtle Witbooi for Open Democracy - So the question is, how did I come from my humble beginnings to where I am now? My life in this field started in 1966, when I became a domestic worker. I [...]

New Netanyahu “Peace” Plan Is Straight Out Of Apartheid South Africa

By Ali Abunimah, -

By Ali Abunimah for The Electronic Antifada - Benjamin Netanyahu is proposing that Palestinian citizens of Israel be stripped of their citizenship under a “peace” deal that would place them in a [...]

Political Analysis Of South Africa By The SA Communist Party

By Staff, -

By Staff of SACP - We, 1, 819 Communist militants, have met over the past five days as delegates to the SACP's 14th National Congress in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. We are drawn from over 7, 000 SACP [...]

South Africa Writhes In New Political-Economic Birth Pains

By Patrick Bond, -

By Patrick Bond for Counter Punch - Indeed there is no doubt that at least one profound problem with the recent whitelash against Zuma is its class character. Even though the poor – who number [...]

Anti-Apartheid Leader Ahmed Kathrada Died

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By Staff of Polity - Sad as the passing of Ahmed Kathrada is, we need to use these occasions to draw lessons from his life. Kathrada is one of the last of a generation of political figures who [...]

Protesting Students Clash With Police In South Africa

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By Staff of Al Jazeera - South African police have used tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades against students protesting for free education in Johannesburg. Two students were arrested and [...]

How Apartheid Haunts A New Generation Of South Africans

By Kenichi Serino, -

By Kenichi Serino for The Atlantic - When 24-year-old Nyiko Lebogang Shikwambane left her home on the outskirts of Johannesburg to begin her law degree at the University of Witswatersrand in [...]

After Protests, South African School Ends Anti-Afro Policy

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By Staff of Tele Sur - Government officials struck down the school’s dress codes that many complained “pandered to whiteness. A South African school was ordered Tuesday to suspend hairstyle [...]

From South Africa To Ireland, #BlackLivesMatter Finds Solidarity Worldwide

By Nika Knight, -

By Nika Knight for Common Dreams - As the U.S. reels from multiple shootings that made international headlines last week, the country's grassroots movement for racial justice and against police [...]

South Africa’s ANC Corrupted By Capitalism Faces Political Crisis

By Ben Morken, -

By Ben Morken for In Defense of Marxism - In the politically sensitive province of Kwazulu-Natal tensions are boiling over. After a bruising leadership battle, the former premier Senzo Mchunu has [...]

Soweto Uprising: Four Decades On, South Africa Still Struggles

By Andrew Faull, -

By Andrew Faull for The Conversation - June days in South Africa can be dark, cold and short. The sun rises late and sets early. Highland frosts feel their way through blades of blemished veld; [...]

The Soweto Schoolchildren’s Revolt That Shook Apartheid

By Baruch Hirson, -

By Baruch Hirson for ROAR Magazine - In this exclusive extract from Year of Fire, Year of Ash: The Soweto Schoolchildren’s Revolt that Shook Apartheid, re-published this month by Zed Books [...]

South Africa’s EFF: Julius Malema And Struggle To Continue Revolution

By Marsha Cole, -

By Marsha Cole for Black Agenda Report - For many South Africans, Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters are the answer to the neoliberal policies of the ruling African National Congress. The [...]

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