COSATU Backs Palestinian Right to Self Determination

COSATU Backs Palestinian Right to Self Determination

The Palestinian statehood bid is indeed a form of diplomatic resistance in a larger struggle. COSATU backs the Palestinian right to self determination and efforts to reach a viable state for, by and of all the people of Palestine – including the majority who...

Egypt’s sectarian playing field | by Asef Bayat

Many no doubt wondered what had happened to the celebrated revolution of civility, to the Tahrir of sacrifice and solidarity, as they watched the violent collisions between Christians and Muslims in Egypt over the past few weeks. Disturbing certainly, but they were...
Amidst the wreckage of capitalism | by Alan Bradshaw

Amidst the wreckage of capitalism | by Alan Bradshaw

David Harvey (2010) The enigma of capital and the crises of capitalism. London: Profile. (PB: pp. 312, ISBN-10: 9781846683084)Slavoj Žižek (2010) Living in the end times. London: Verso. (HB: pp. 432, ISBN-10: 9781844675982)Analyses of the crises, instability and...

Torture and Historical Memory | by Robert Pallitto

North Americans seem to believe that torture has no history here. It happened in medieval Europe, at the command of dictators in far-off places, or as part of leftist insurgencies. For the United States, torture is anathema to our way of life, violative of our...