Western development has failed | by by Jean-Marc Ela

Looking to a new AfricaEconomically, Africa is considered a poor and marginalised continent. And since the end of the cold war it has no longer been of any strategic or diplomatic importance to the great powers. Except when there are emergencies requiring humanitarian...

The unemployed’s voices | by Amandla! editorial staff

‘I just feel dead now because I cannot contribute anything towards my wellbeing and that of my family.’ Discouraged, marginalised and disheartened, the unemployed in South Africa seem to have lost the very hope necessary to look for the next work opportunity. Their...

The Arms Deal continued | by Terry Crawford-Browne

Terry Crawford Browne has waged a long campaign against the government’s 1999 decision to spend billions of rand on military equipment –  even more so because of the government’s inability to identify actual or even likely enemies to justify the huge expenditure....
G20 : the Symbol of a System Failure | by Eric Toussaint

G20 : the Symbol of a System Failure | by Eric Toussaint

The G20 is no more legitimate than its progenitor the G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK and USA). It was launched by the industrialized countries three years ago when they were beginning to feel the effects of the biggest economic crisis since the 1930’s....