Zwelinzima Vavi will not appeal his expulsion from Cosatu as general secretary, unless it holds what he calls a legitimate congress.
Numsa has to figure out exactly what form of socialism its new party will adopt, what it will mobilise around, and with what resources.
Numsa and eight rebel Cosatu affiliates have asked the courts to intervene after eThekwini Municipality withdrew its earlier permission for a march.
This is a time to embrace working-class unity and challenge the status quo of capitalist oppression.
His dissident views made him a renegade communist, but a new biography confirms Harold Wolpe as an influential radical voice.
Numsa wants full disclosure from Eskom on the so-called "war room", and it believes that the electricity crisis is due to multi-million contracts.
Numsa says its members still have to vote on Eskom's offer that they return to work, but the NUM says they have already accepted the deal.
Workers are considering Eskom's offer to reinstate them even though working conditions at the Medupi power plant have not yet been addressed.
Zwelinzima Vavi is ready to fight for or against Cosatu, and he is leaving the decision of the direction of the battle in the hands of workers.
The State Security Agency has been spying on the leader of the already paranoid Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, Joseph Mathunjwa.
Numsa may find a home at the other end of the political spectrum.
Cosatu's Bheki Ntshalintshali says the report also shows that the auditors had not been able to meet Zwelinzima Vavi, despite attempts to do so.
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi may feel the wrath of the union federation for not attending its central executive committee meeting.
Both Greece and Spain have a left that doesn't look back, but that is engaged in the moment and looking to the future - something we sorely need.
The ANC believes it is well on its way to fulfilling promises made in the Freedom Charter, but Numsa tells a different story.
An important lessons that we have learnt in the United Front is that although there may be no road map, it is vital to know the destination.
The world of 2015 is a much-changed place, but the embryonic new left of the United Front is looking to the 1970s and earlier for its inspiration.
There is hope that this time, with a rise in grass-roots social activism, capitalism will not win.
Most commentators have got the idea of the United Front wrong, and many important points from the national congress in December were overlooked.