Category: South Africa
From Marikana to mineral price crash and jobs meltdown
South African media often depict poor black protesters as angry and irrational. Supporting their struggle requires challenging this discursive trope
This interview takes place in the aftermath of the South African government release of the investigation into the Marikina massacre in which 34 platinum mine workers, protesting low wages and environmentally unsafe conditions were killed by police.
Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting
In turbulent economic times, BRICS will undergird – not undermine – Western financial decadence
The time has not been more ripe for a Marxist regroupment here and globally for at least a quarter century
If there is anywhere deserving of corporate corruption probes to the extent of the FIFA investigation, it is Washington itself
What are the similarities and differences between South African apartheid and the Israeli system?
To what extent have the colonized learned from the colonizers the arrogance of racism?
Recent protest waves in Brazil, India and South Africa reveal clear patterns of what can be called counterpower movements, movements that explicitly challenge the instrumentalization of political power