It’s time for new left politics | by Mazibuko K Jara

Can the poor and the middle classes open a path to change the country? The magical year of 2010, a year of millennial promises and expectations, is drawing to an end, with South Africa still facing multifaceted social, economic, political and ecological crises. In...

Developments in NUMSA

Developments in NUMSA are of considerable significance, portending substantial changes in the South African political landscape. Notably this entails the possible fatal split of COSATU and the ANC-led alliance. But as with all break-ups, one cannot be certain what...

Policing gangs by building working-class power

by Jeremy Vearey The mission of ‘people’s policing’ in Mitchells plain, and the notion of community policing in general, seeks to correspond to community needs and priorities mandated by grassroots community structures such as street committees,...

Cosatu

Vavi is back. after nine months of suspension, a successful lawsuit set the way
for Vavi’s return to Cosatu.
This confirms Numsa’s contention that the original suspension of Vavi violated Cosatu’s constitution, indicating that Cosatu president...