African National Congress

Zuma’s Catastrophic Presidency Ends in Forced Resignation (1/2)

February 14, 2018

South African President Jacob Zuma resigned under intense pressure from his political party, the ANC, which ordered him to step down or face a no-confidence vote. Zuma has had a disastrous effect on South Africa’s nascent democracy, but a surging countermovement gives reason for hope, says Vishwas Satgar of Wits University. Watch part 2

Remembering Mandela

December 16, 2013
Author and filmmaker Danny Schechter says although the ANC’s political choices included compromises with neoliberalism, it should not be used to discount Mandela’s achievements

The Bond Report

June 24, 2013
Patrick Bond: South Africans plan protests over Obama administration’s funding of African dictators, revelations of NSA spying and economic agenda

Thatcher Forged an Alliance Between Neo-liberalism and Neo-conservatism

April 10, 2013

Thatcher used her popularity from the Falklands war to push right-wing economic reform, leading to increased inequality

Platinum Miners and Class Struggle in South Africa

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