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Nationalize the Mining Value-Chain

"Strip coal mining" by Stephen Codrington. Licensed under CC BY 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Strip_coal_mining.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Strip_coal_mining.jpg

The policy of nationalization of mines as proposed by the ANC Youth League is long overdue and is to be welcomed while the details thereof is a matter for debate. It should be stated that nationalization of mines should in

Official unveiling of the e.TV Mischief

e.tv

When e-TV was launched many expected the channel to provide viewers with the necessary balance in news broadcast, to project the other side of the political and ideological divide of the SABC which is ANC biased. The country needed an

Let the Will of the People prevail over Eskom

Public hearings on Eskom’s application for unjust massive electricity tariff hikes are underway. This consultation must take into account genuine concerns voiced by the public against the unjust proposed hikes. Many such hearings in the past ignored the views of

2009 Matric Results Smacks of a Disaster

The 2009 National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) results have been announced. A lot of spin has been employed, as usual, to hide the dismal performance which mirrors a progressing terrible state of education in South Africa. We will strip the

The 2010 Challenge

The year 2009 has seen continued deprivation, degradation, exploitation and massive job losses amongst the poor working class masses. We witnessed continued genocide of oppressed people in various parts of the world by white supremacist US regime and its allies.

SA state of the nation is a sham

The ‘state of nation’ address is the topical issue of the week.  This annual ritual has come and gone.  Just like the five (5) yearly elections ritual, after all is said and done, the poor African working class masses go

Happy Holidays

It’s that time of the year when we all take a break from work to get some rest. However it is also a time when tragedies befall many families. Road accidents deaths, violent crimes, gratuitous consumerism, overspending and teenage suicides

The natural perils of BEE

President of the Republic of South Africa and the ANC, Jacob Zuma, recently appointed a Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Council. The name switch from BEE (which is also misleading) to BBBEE came after BEE got exposed as an

I know my status

AIDS Day

The 1st of December, World AIDS Day, has just gone by. It is at this time of the year that we recommit ourselves to the fight against HIV/AIDS through various activities including HIV/AIDS testing, providing infrastructural support to those infected

Humankind Must Join Hands to Create an Equal Society

The struggle against patriarchy, all exploitative and degrading systems must be taken forward at all times, as part of the struggle to create a just and egalitarian society, not just during the 16 days of activism against women and children