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Racism embedded at the base

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There is one race, the human race. That notwithstanding racism exists and has been practiced for centuries by people who call themselves white and believe that people of different skin pigmentation to theirs are sub-humans or simply part of the

Not 100 days

The ANC government has been in office for 15 years and 100 days or 5575 days. It has been declared a winner in four conservative elections. A year it’s considered a very longtime in politics and 15 years in government

Racist salary structures still alive

Apartheid racist salary structure persists to date despite scrapping of the system from statute books more than a decade ago. Poor African workers are the target of this irrational discriminatory and exploitative practice. Telkom workers went on strike this week

No job no pay – a primitive rule

As the wage strikes continue, it is crucial to take note that year after year; workers count their losses through the primitive no job no pay rule. In addition, the so called ‘increments’ place workers on par with and mostly

Unemployed poor masses need food

Food seizure operations waged by unemployed people in some supermarkets in Durban, highlights an important issue which is often taken for granted – that unemployed people have no penny to buy basic household commodities such as food, let alone pay

People Must Take Power.

The poor are waging a spirited revolt in various communities throughout the country demanding delivery of basic services. This has been going on for years and it has become a daily struggle. The poor are asking government to deliver adequate

SABC is the mouthpiece of the ANC

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is one of many state enterprises funded by public funds through TV License levies and revenue generated from provision of advertising. Government is the shareholder of the SABC and so by all accounts, SABC

Africa MUST unite under a socialist order

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah - Pioneer of One African government

On May 24 1963 Kwame Nkrumah made a historic speech at the founding conference of the OAU, the precursor of AU, calling on Africans to come together under one government – Africa Must Unite! It was in fact upon Ghana’s

Five million jobs capital ‘panacea’ a crime against workers

About a month ago two capitalist think tanks, the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) and Business Leadership South Africa boastfully released an atrocious blueprint on how to create ‘five million jobs’ in five years to disguise their intended onslaught

Five million jobs capital ‘panacea’ a crime against workers

About a month ago two capitalist think tanks, the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) and Business Leadership South Africa boastfully released an atrocious blueprint on how to create ‘five million jobs’ in five years to disguise their intended onslaught