Tag Archives: Marikana mine massacre

South Africans: don’t vote for messiahs!

From UPM: The formation of the Black Consciousness Movement in this country was a realization by Black people that we could no longer stand and be spectators of the game we are supposed to be playing. This election season continues to demonstrate the relevance of Biko’s teachings. Continue reading

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Deadly South African evictions

Deadly South African evictions Continue reading

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A view after Marikana

What have we learned from the Marikana massacre of South African mine workers? Continue reading

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South African miners

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View South African miners by Gerry Emmett The Marikana platinum mine massacre of 34 miners, near Rustenburg, South Africa, has outraged the revolutionary working class. (See statement of Abahlali … Continue reading

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South Africa Marikana mine massacre

From the new September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: South Africa Marikana mine massacre Marikana, South Africa–Aug. 18: It’s now two days after the brutal, heartless and merciless cold bloodbath of 45 Marikana mine workers by the South African … Continue reading

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September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters is online

News & Letters, Vol. 57, No. 5 September-October 2012 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Reactionary U.S. election shows capital’s contradictions “We built it!” roared the delegates at the Republican Party convention … Continue reading

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