Harvesting discontent

Harvesting discontent

“I earn R800,00 per month and with this money I have to feed, clothe and fend for my family of eight. We barely survive; I cannot even afford to buy school shoes for the children. I cannot take it any longer”- Gertie Beukes, Ashton farmworker. “We...

Marikana and the crisis of Migrancy | by Micah Reddy

The Marikana massacre and unrest on South Africa’s mines in 2012 elicited a flurry of analysis, much of it superficial and too hastily produced to be of any real use. One of the more authoritative accounts, however, came from former trade unionist Gavin...