Violence could have been foreseen | by Stuart Theobald

SIX weeks ago I went on a tour of Lonmin’s operations in the Bushveld Complex near Rustenburg. It was a PR exercise. I was shown the Marikana clinic where the company had invested millions in impressive facilities. With a group of journalists, we saw schools it...

Marikana and the crisis of Migrancy | by Micah Reddy

The Marikana massacre and unrest on South Africa’s mines in 2012 elicited a flurry of analysis, much of it superficial and too hastily produced to be of any real use. One of the more authoritative accounts, however, came from former trade unionist Gavin...