Platinum Miners and Class Struggle in South Africa

Three Union Leaders Shot Dead in South Africa

August 8, 2014

The young NUMSA shop stewards were targeted by “reactionary forces” after a 4 week strike, says the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU)

South African Platinum Miner’s Struggle Creates Political Rupture

February 26, 2013

Vishwas Satgar: New miners union growing as workers split with ANC supported union; increasing consciousness amongst workers that the issue now is class

South Africa and the Resource Curse

February 14, 2013

Patrick Bond: Mining interests are a powerful force shaping African politics

Platinum Miners and Class Struggle in South Africa

January 10, 2013

Patrick Bond: Platinum miners strike inspires workers across South Africa; Billionaire mine owner becomes deputy head of ANC

South African Platinum Miners Win Pay Raise

September 24, 2012

Vishwas Satgar: After bloody struggle, breakthrough on wages is an inspiring message to all South African miners and a challenge to ANC and official miners union

South African Miners Strike a Challenge to ANC

September 16, 2012

Vishwas Satgar: Government forced to drop murder charges against miners

The ANC and the South African Deal with Monopoly Capitalism

September 13, 2012

Vishwas Satgar: At the heart of the bargain with monopoly capital was we will globalize, we will embrace neoliberal globalized economics, while you de-racialize the structures of the South African economy which led to black economic empowerment and the creation of a class of super-rich blacks

Mass Murder of Miners and Neo-Liberalism in South Africa

September 2, 2012

Vishwas Satgar Pt2: The murder of striking miners reveals that the deep apartheid pattern of the labor market, particularly in the mining industry, has not changed

Striking South African Miners Charged with Murder After Police Kill 34

August 31, 2012

Major challenge to ANC government after reports that many miners were shot in the back, and now murder charges against other miners, no police charged