Feature: 20 Years of Democracy

As South Africa passes the anniversary of 20 years of democracy it is important to reflect on both the failures and successes of democratic South Africa. South Africa in 2014 is a markedly different country. it enjoys a pluralistic political system; freedom of speech...

The Platinum Strike: A voice From the Ground

Amadla! Could you give some background to the ongoing strike and explain the factors that led to the continuing mass action? Mineworker (M): The un dermining by employers, by not coming to (fulfilling)their offer that the workers in 2012 died for. Impala, Anglo and...

Interview with Irvin Jim

At NUMSA’s Special Congress in December you voted to hold socio-economic strikes, the first of which is coming up on 19 March to oppose the Employment Tax Incentive. Could you describe what a socio-economic strike is and why NUMSA is opposed to the tax...