The Marikana Massacre | by Siboniso

The massacre of 34 people by police in Marikana, South Africa last week shocked not only locals, but the world. The conflict has many dimensions but the chief factors that led to it are being analysed in a very thorough way by the media, numerous political entities...

Can’t you hear the thunder? | by Jay Naidoo

The headlines scream ‘Marikana Massacre’; ‘Killing Fields of Rustenburg’. Radio and TV Talk shows and social media all display the anger and expose the psyche of a nation badly wounded. The bloodiest security operation since the end of...

The Marikana Massacre: A Premeditated Killing?

Did Zuma Collude With the Mining Bosses? First published in Counterpunch by BENJAMIN FOGEL “Two hundred thousand subterranean heroes who, by day and by night, for a mere pittance lay down their lives to the familiar `fall of rock` and who, at deep levels, ranging from...