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​South African left will have to stand up to an unscrupulous ruling class to resurrect itself

Those in power will use propaganda and repressive state apparatus to maintain their grasp on the country’s purse strings

​SA left will have to stand up to an unscrupulous ruling class to resurrect itself

Those in power will use propaganda and repressive state apparatus to maintain their grasp on the country’s purse strings

One step at a time, dear people

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.

Is this the heart of redness?

So, if your beret and overall are red, you’re leftwing, right? Not so easy, fighter.

United Front reinvents the class struggle

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.

Left moves to seize the moment

There is hope that this time, with a rise in grass-roots social activism, capitalism will not win.

SA’s revolution in a political and ideological Gordian knot

Those who claim to be the prime champions of the drive for “radical transformation” must be willing to radically transform themselves.

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