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Weizmann Hamilton, Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) Executive Committee member, South Africa With the passing of Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela, the African National Congress lost arguably the most beloved and certainly one of the greatest of...

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No to profiteering! Rose Lichtenstein, Cape Town WASP (CWI in South Africa) Cape Town is facing its worst drought in almost 100 years. Rainfall was at a 100 year low two years in a row,...

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Mametlwe Sebei, Workers and Socialist Party, Executive Committee (South Africa) The assassination of Lesotho Defence Force Chief, Lt-General Khoantle Motsomotso, on 5 September, by two fellow-officers and former-allies, themselves, in turn, killed by Motsomotso’s bodyguards,...

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ANC leadership shaken by electrifying ten days Weizmann Hamilton, Workers and Socialist Party In the biggest student protest movement since the fall of apartheid, students at universities across South Africa embarked on an uprising against...

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Report of World Perspectives Discussion at the 2015 CWI Summer School Growing poverty and inequality, unemployment, war and its horrific consequences, economic stagnation and crisis. These were some of the themes touched on by Judy...

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Under severe pressure from the families of the victims of the Marikana massacre and threats of legal action, President Jacob Zuma released an inquiry report that exonerates the government....

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Rebuild the Trade Union Movement on Socialist Principles The pro-ANC right-wing of the Cosatu leadership has accomplished what the apartheid regime could not and split the 2.2 million strong trade union federation. On the night...

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Planning Green Growth

September 15, 2014

“Planning Green Growth” is a pamphlet written by Pete Dickenson in August of 2002.  Although it is an older piece, Dickenson’s analysis and argument is still an extremely important work on environmental sustainability.  The Introduction appears...

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From Socialism Today No.181, September 2014, by Peter Taaffe, General Secretary of Socialist Party (England and Wales), CWI Secretariat The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought...

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Significant step forward in the struggle for a living wage for all Workers’ and Socialist Party (WASP) statement: The Workers’ and Socialist Party today hails the resolution of the five-month-long strike in the platinum sector...

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