Economic crisis and class struggle | by Phil Gasper

Are recessions better for the left or right, asks Phil Gasper? The most fundamental argument in favor of socialism is that capitalism is an irrational system that over the long term cannot meet the basic needs of the majority of the population because of its tendency...

First they came for Tatane.

by Benjamin Fogel and Jared Sacks adapted from the old holocaust poem. “First they came for Tatane.Then they came for the miners at Marikana.Then they came for Juju.Then they came for the miners at Rustenberg.Then they came for Madonsela.Then they came for...
The Weirdness Closes In

The Weirdness Closes In

On the face of it, Mamphela Ramphele’s long political Calvary has not seemed so strange. It has been clear ever since she returned to South Africa, flushed with neoliberal propaganda and plugging effortlessly into the right-wing smear campaign against President...