Mining strike: Whose reality is ‘the real world’?

Everyone, other thaN lunatics, troublemakers and the economically illiterate, is supposed to know that the demand by the striking platinum workers
for a starting basic wage of R12 500 is plainly unaffordable. Indeed, anything even near R12 500 is supposedly so...

Cosatu

Vavi is back. after nine months of suspension, a successful lawsuit set the way
for Vavi’s return to Cosatu.
This confirms Numsa’s contention that the original suspension of Vavi violated Cosatu’s constitution, indicating that Cosatu president...

UNCLE SAM’S BLOCKBUSTER MOVIES

Book Review REEL POWER: HOLLYWOOD CINEMA AND AMERICAN SUPREMACY AUTHOR: MATTHEW ALFORD PLUTO PRESS 2010 Just when you thought it was safe to start watching the latest Hollywood blockbuster (that pirated copy of the Bourne Identity you got from a friend of a friend),...

UNCLE SAM’S BLOCKBUSTER MOVIES

Book Review REEL POWER: HOLLYWOOD CINEMA AND AMERICAN SUPREMACY AUTHOR: MATTHEW ALFORD PLUTO PRESS 2010 Just when you thought it was safe to start watching the latest Hollywood blockbuster (that pirated copy of the Bourne Identity you got from a friend of a friend),...

A new Cosatu a new future?

The probable expulsion of Numsa from Cosatu marks the beginning of a profound re-organisation and possible renewal of the workers’ movement. The most likely outcome will be the emergence of a new federation organised around Numsa, along with the eight other...