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For Nelson Mandela

“For Nelson Mandela,” a poem by Paul Knopf. Continue reading

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Neville Alexander

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Neville Alexander by Gerry Emmett We mourn the passing of South African revolutionary and scholar Neville Alexander. Born in the rural Eastern Cape, Alexander moved to Cape Town … 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 African shack dwellers: ‘a new social movement’

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: South African shack dwellers: ‘a new social movement’ Editor’s note: S’bu Zikode of Abahlali baseMjondolo of Western Cape spoke recently in Oakland, Cal., on a U.S. tour about this movement within South … Continue reading

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World in View: South Africa’s ‘Class Apartheid’

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: World in View South Africa’s ‘Class Apartheid’ Two decades after Nelson Mandela was freed from prison, South Africa has actually increased the apartheid-era race and class inequality. Neoliberal capitalist economic policies … Continue reading

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