Nelson Mandela: From Fight To Capitulation

Nelson Mandela, leader of the South African black people, former president of that country and without doubt one of the most prominent figures of the twentieth-century international politics died on December 5. Millions of black South Africans mourn the death of their beloved leader and so do many...

We All Are Marikana – Struggles Lessons From South Africa

On September 23 it was held the first session of the School "Globalization 2013", promoted by the International Labor Research and Information Group (ILRIG), a 30 years old organization in South Africa, in which the CSP-Conlutas and Quilombo Race and Class (Blacks movement affiliated to CSP-Conlutas) made their first...

Conditions for a revolution are ripe in South Africa

The year 2012 is likely to go down in history as the year the post-Mandela revolution started. Students of revolutions know that "the revolution comes in the night like a thief". But a keen student can see the signs long before the revolutionary outbreak happens. Those in power are...

Marikana Miners’ Massacre:

Nationalise the mines! Punish those who killed the miners. “Expecting us to go back is like an insult. Many of our friends and colleagues are dead, then they expect us to resume work. Never.” Miner Zachariah Mbewu told South Africa’s Mail & Guardian. The strike, which includes 3,000 rock drillers,...

The Marikana Massacre: A Turning Point In The Post-Apartheid Era.

The images of the massacreof 34 miners by heavily armed police officers aroused a strong reaction among those who keep in their memories one of the most just struggles of the 20th century, which has been the battle fought for decades of the workers and the black majority...

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