Category: South Africa
On August 16, activities were held across South Africa to mark the second anniversary of the Marikana massacre in which 34 striking mineworkers were slain by state security forces
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
The movement from below to tackle climate change is gathering pace in South Africa, and elsewhere in the world, in advance of the September 21 mass march against the United Nations
This call by the country’s largest trade union, with over 300,000 members, has caused reverberations throughout the working class
What, ultimately, was the importance of the Africa-US leadership summit at the White House last week?
Estimates put the crowd between 150,000 and 200,000 people
Discussing the recent BRICS conference and the proposal to create a new development bank
In this context, critics are forcing open two crucial debates: first, is BRICS anti-imperialist as advertised, potentially inter-imperialist as the Ukraine battleground portends, or merely sub-imperialist where it counts most: in the ongoing global financial and climate meltdowns?
Venezuela participated in the gathering of the BRICS emerging powers and Latin American regional blocs in Brazil this week
The BRICS Development Bank – with an initial US$50 billion in capital – will be not only BRICS-oriented, but invest in infrastructure projects and sustainable development on a global scale