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...

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...

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Amandla! is a bi-monthly magazine and website project that aims to promote discussion and debate towards a new left and anti-capitalist politics in South Africa and Southern Africa. Amandla! provides coverage and analysis of current political, economic, social...

Marxism, morality, and human nature | by Phil Gasper

Marx rejected bourgeois morality in favor of an ethics of human emancipation, says Phil Gasper ACCORDING TO the German socialist and philosopher Karl Vörlander writing in the early twentieth century, “The moment anyone started to talk to Marx about morality, he would...

Interview with John Edwin Mason | by Carol Martin

Historian and professional photographer Professor John Edwin Mason (University of Virginia/Charlottesville, USA) visited Cape Town in March 2012 to give a historically revealing pictorial presentation of his experience delving inside the Cape Town Carnival bands....