Letters to the editor | Amandla Issue 22/23

While the socialist left are playing their violins our townships are bleedingAt what stage is the left going to respond to the horrendous killings that are a daily feature of life on the Cape Flats? Are you not losing an opportunity to intervene in a meaningful way...

Q & A with Pablo Solon

‘COP 17 cannot be a global suicide pact: we need to end the apartheid against Nature’Pablo Solón is an international analyst and social activist. He served as chief negotiator for climate change and was ambassador of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the UN from...
Déjà vu at the Common | by Darlene Miller

Déjà vu at the Common | by Darlene Miller

Mother who got arrested protecting my daughter when she was brutally arrested by the new riot police. Lying in the cells listening to the women of Manenberg explain why they went to the Common left me wondering whether I had come full circle in the new South Africa: I...
Occupy the Rondebosch Common | by Lillina Ruiters

Occupy the Rondebosch Common | by Lillina Ruiters

Where were the old revolutionaries? On Friday, 27 January, about 100 people marched from Manenberg to Rondebosch Common bent on occupying the wasted land resource. The march turned sour after the City refused to allow it to proceed. The protesters insisted (on what...