Can capitalism survive the end of growth? | by Cy Gonick

Can capitalism survive the end of growth? | by Cy Gonick

Richard Heinberg. The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality  New Society Publishers, 2011  Publisher & Coordinating Editor of Canadian Dimension Industrialized economies have grown most years since the mid-19th century. Globally, economic output per...

Sugar Coating Exploitation

by Shawn Hattingh Southern Africa has become well known for being one of the cheapest places to produce sugar. Consequently, million of tons are produced in the region every year. Two companies have come to dominate much of this lucrative industry: Illovo Sugar and...
Chavez: Lessons for SA

Chavez: Lessons for SA

Fidel Castro said of Chavez, “If you want to know what kind of man he was, look who was crying at death and who was celebrating”. The torrential hatred directed at Chavez from the metropoles of global power is hardly surprising. Perhaps more than any...

News Brief – Egypt

Egypt is in the midst of the biggest crisis since the revolution toppled Mubarak in 2011. Last month somewhere between 12 and 20 million Egyptians took to the streets demanding the removal of the Islamist President Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, who came to power...