Category: South Africa

Carilee Osborne: A Green New Deal for South African workers?

COSATU, South Africa’s largest trade union federation, has a plan to simultaneously tackle climate change and unemployment

Carilee Osborne: A Green New Deal for South African workers?

“Both environmental and economic denialism are dangerous and should not be entertained. We think we can and must tackle climate change and unemployment simultaneously. All it requires is creativity, political will, planning and resources.”

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Ramzy Baroud: ‘Elected by Donors’

The University of Cape Town Fails Palestine, Embraces Israel

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Richard Falk: Contra Israeli Apartheid

What the South African precedent tells us is that what seemed impossible until it happened, became possible all of a sudden because sufficient pressure had been brought to bear over time by robust resistance within and militant solidarity efforts without

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Patrick Bond: What lessons from the Workers Party for fighting global neoliberalism?

Lula’s release leaves capitalists annoyed and nervous

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Patrick Bond: Fighting Fossil Fuels in South Africa

South Africa is one of the most difficult places to combat fossil fuels

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Patrick Bond: Bretton Woods Institutions’ neoliberal over-reach leaves global governance in the gutter

The 75th anniversary is a good time to ask whether such out-dated ideologies and their enforcers deserve to be retired, not (as the right-wing populist protectionists argue) so as to close the door on global governance, but to open it much wider in a way that serves people and planet, not multinational corporate profits

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Ramzy Baroud: The Africa-Palestine Conference

Why South Africa Must Lead the Way

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Patrick Bond: Fighting fossil fuels in South Africa

Campaigners invoke specters of climate chaos

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Trevor Ngwane: The Urban Crisis Is A Crisis of Capitalist Democracy

And the Struggle to Remove Its Chains

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