Nationalising Land?

By Amandla! Editorial StaffWhat would a sincere debate on the nationalisation of the mines mean for millions of landless rural workers who are still waiting for the land reform promised? Amandla! asked Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza who leads the project for Land Reform...

Let’s Put Nationalisation to the Vote

By Amandla! Editorial StaffThe ANC, according to many of its leaders, does not intend to change economic policy. But the debate on the mining industry signifies that people see the necessity for change. These are the two things to learn from the public exchange over...

Nod to Nationalisation a Hollow Victory

By Natasha Marrian8 September 2010ANC Youth League president Julius Malema on Tuesday attacked ANC leaders who denied that nationalisation was party policy, saying they were “denouncing” the Freedom Charter. “We have been listening to leaders of the...

Cronin: Narrow BEE a Setback for Mining

7 September 2010The narrow black economic empowerment focus has “set back” South Africa’s critical mining sector, SA Communist Party deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin said on Tuesday. “The big nationalisation has already happened and it...