The Shape of the Beast | by Arundhati Roy

The Shape of the Beast | by Arundhati Roy

The Shape of the Beast is our world laid bare by a mind that has consistently and unhesitatingly engaged with its changing realities and often anticipated the way things have moved in the last decade. In the fourteen interviews collected here, conducted between...
COSATU Statement on the Dalai Lama Visit

COSATU Statement on the Dalai Lama Visit

The Congress of South African Trade Unions notes the continuing media frenzy around the Dalai Lama’s visit to South Africa.We also note and respectfully differ with the remarks attributed to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, in particular the assertion that South...
Marxism and Renewal | A supplement to Amandla!

Marxism and Renewal | A supplement to Amandla!

In this supplement on ‘Marxism and renewal in the 21st Century, we explore new sources of Marxism in an effort to enhance theoretical analysis. This may serve as a basis for shaping new anti-capitalist politics and envisioning alternatives (such as eco­socialism,...

Envisioning a new African university | by Steve Sharra

The month of October marks eight months since lecturers at Chancellor College, University of Malawi, stopped teaching, demanding guarantees of academic freedom. Despite verbal assurances from President Bingu wa Mutharika for a win-win solution to the problems that...