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South Africa could use a communist party

The SACP is not building socialism, or even social democracy. Sadly, it has become just another party advancing the politics of patronage

Inkatha Freedom Party disputes M&G Ingonyama report

The IFP responds to the Mail & Guardian about an article it published in its August 8 to 15 edition on the establishment of the Ingonyama Trust

Supporting BDS is a way to honour the Palestinian struggle

Boycotts and sanctions against Israel are a vote for nonviolence, democracy and self-determination

Marxism of a special type

His dissident views made him a renegade communist, but a new biography confirms Harold Wolpe as an influential radical voice.

Nzimande uses Slovo memorial to lambast media, parties and unions

The memorial was meant to celebrate struggle stalwart Joe Slovo but Blade Nzimande took the opportunity to tear into the media and opposition parties.

Slovo, First biography – Bedfellows of a different feather

Alan Wieder's biography on Joe Slovo and Ruth First focuses on the couple's relationship, their different personalities and opposing views.

All aboard the night tour

A kaleidoscopic 
night tour that is a 
welcome departure from Jo'burg's silent northern suburbs.

[Archives] Would Hani and Slovo be accused of neoliberalism and counter-revolution?

Joe Slovo and Chris Hani died believing citizen activism would outlive them and defend the justice and human rights they fought for, says Jay Naidoo.

Democracy: The problem with the power of one

A new social order needs to be based on a fully participatory democracy and selflessness, writes Jacklyn Cock.

Joe Slovo Foundation established

The Joe Slovo Foundation, which will serve to commemorate his life's work and raise funds for education and housing, was established on Wednesday.

The ANC in pictures

The ANC parliamentary caucus is running its own election campaign and to grace the recent launch it ran a number of ads in Sunday newspapers.

The First 100 Days

A report card on the new government. By Anton Harber.

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