What’s Wrong with a 30-Hour Work Week? | by Don Fitz

There is something problematic with advocating a 30-hour work week at the beginning of the 21st century: a 30 hour week is not short enough! With millions of jobs lost during the first part of 2009, who is calling for a shorter work week to spread the work around? Not...

Beautiful Green World – The Myths of the Green Economy

We are told that «A green economy can be thought of as one which is low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive» (see www.unep.org/greeneconomy). We are also told that It will stop climate change and the extinction of species and in so doing will create high...
Activists speak

Activists speak

Amandla! interviewed 3 youth activists on the meaning of June 16th Mntuwoxolo Ngudle, student at CPUT. YCL / ANCYL / ANC / SACP / SASCO Peter Tsholo, Free State. Progressive Youth Movement Wendy Tsotetsi, Gauteng, Youth Agricultural Ambassadors (YAA), ANC Amandla!...
Whose strike to whose gain? | by Christian Selz

Whose strike to whose gain? | by Christian Selz

Alongside the prominent demand for R150 a day, striking farm workers in the Western Cape are demanding an end to labour brokering – an uphill battle that they are likely to lose given that some of their perceived leaders appear to trade in that very business. It is...