Letters

Letters

Human Rights Commission defends right to know Dear Amandla! AMANDLA! READERS WILL BE PLEASED TO know that in a recent landmark decision the Human Rights Commission (HRC)found that owners of private space used commercially for public purposes have no right of...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Amandla! At a time when the crisis in Cosatu has reached breaking point and we can expect the emergence of a new trade union movement or federation, it is critically important for left trade unionists to draw some lessons from the crisis. Cosatu’s demise is not...

Arts Pages | Film Reviews – Boyhood

This deeply moving coming-of-age film explores the life of an ordinary boy transformed by the world around him. Linklater uses the same actors over 12 years, allowing us to see the protagonist, Mason, literally grow up in front of our eyes. The character progression...

Ebola kills – Underdevelopment and poverty kill more

Sensational reporting on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is spreading fear and stereotypes about the so-called “dark continent”. The disease has killed over 1,500 people in West Africa this year. With decent health care facilities, access to clean water...