Whose Terrain?

Whose Terrain?

By Jeremy Cronin, SACP deputy general secretary The mainstream press today has made much of Cronin’s comments as anti-Vavi statements with regards to the Civil Society Conference convened by COSATU recently. Below, read what Cronin had to say in Umzebenzi Online and...

China, Tibet and the left | by Charlie Hore

The riots and protests in Tibet earlier this year were the most significant since China’s takeover in the 1950s. Together with the protests that have accompanied the Olympic torch relay around the world, they have shown that Tibetan nationalism remains a potent force...

EFF and the left | by Benjamin Fogel

In Gill Hart’s excellent new book Rethinking the South Africa crisis, she points to a rather curious phenomenon as part of her engagement with the figure of one Julius Malema and the ‘populist’ turn he represents. She notes that for a change the far...