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Ebrahim Harvey

Ebrahim Harvey

Ebrahim Harvey is a political writer, analyst and author.
This June 16, remember the Black Consciousness movement - and mourn its tragic demise
This June 16, remember the Black Consciousness movement - and mourn its tragic demise
It's hard to ignore the tragic demise of a movement that held and had so much meaning and potential.
Vavi must account for his role in Cosatu’s demise
Vavi must account for his role in Cosatu’s demise
Ebrahim Harvey challenges the former leader of the labour federation to examine his role in its unravelling.
 The rise of a new black racism in South Africa
The rise of a new black racism in South Africa
We need to interrogate the intersecting race-class pendulum more to be able to see some very interesting omissions in our often very heated discourses
Numsa's new federation still a pipe dream
Numsa's new federation still a pipe dream
In trying to set up a new alliance and workers' party, it seems the union has taken on too much.
Why the coloured vote has been so elusive for the ANC
Why the coloured vote has been so elusive for the ANC
With local government elections a few months away the relevance of this cardinal electoral question is striking.
Samwu - the union that's trashing itself
Samwu - the union that's trashing itself
The wildcat strikes by refuse workers in Jo'burg are a troubling sign of leaderless disorganisation.
Blackness ain't what it used to be
Blackness ain't what it used to be
The splintering of black people along political and class lines means they don’t speak with one voice, writes Ebrahim Harvey.
Racist rants expose Mngxitama
Racist rants expose Mngxitama
The former EFF MP is guilty of a crude reductionism that contributes nothing to a nonracial society
Factionalism saps the power of SA’s left
Factionalism saps the power of SA’s left
Debilitating internecine rivalry and squabbles give scant hope that a leftist realignment can succeed.
I cannot imagine the demise of the trail-blazing Mail & Guardian
I cannot imagine the demise of the trail-blazing Mail & Guardian
No paper, the writer argues, has kept the ruling party on its toes as the M&G has done.
Is Ramaphosa still a shoo-in?
Is Ramaphosa still a shoo-in?
As the political sands shift, Ebrahim Harvey questions whether Cosatu and the SACP will support Cyril Ramaphosa for the ANC presidency.