Tag Archives: South Africa

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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For Nelson Mandela

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

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Illegal evictions sully Mandela’s legacy

Just when Mandela has passed, the African National Congress is not even ashamed of the lives the poor are living, or the fact that the residents of Cato Crest will spend Christmas on the street. Continue reading

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Deadly South African evictions

Deadly South African evictions Continue reading

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November-December 2013 News & Letters online

The new November-December 2013 issue of News & Letters is online. News & Letters, Vol. 58, No. 6 November – December 2013 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead The Syrian Revolution as the test … 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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Abahlali: ‘Our Movement is Under Attack’

The evictions in Cato Crest started as ethnic evictions. They are now political evictions. The war on our movement is a war on democracy. We urge the media to rush to Cato Crest now. Continue reading

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