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Jun 29th, 2013
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By Bongani Dumisani -IndepthAfrica Us President Barack Obama was met Saturday with tunes, cheers and giggling from adolescent South Africans at a school in Soweto. When he went into the room, the swarm sang tunes from the battle against apartheid, politically-sanctioned racial segregation and blast i...
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Jan 20th, 2013
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By Colin Todhunter In an increasingly media-driven age, language is everything and is often used by officialdom to tyrannise meaning. With the deaths of millions on its hands since 1945, the US has become the world’s number one terror state. By the 1980s, former CIA man John Stockwell had put the fig...
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Dec 1st, 2012
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The NUM will use their Marikana Commission appearance to deny that their members committed the first murders. But the defence teams will try to pin the first deaths squarely on the shoulders of South Africa’s biggest union. Just who is responsible for the macabre climate that eventually led to the sh...
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Aug 31st, 2012
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The majority of the dead in the 16 August massacre at Marikana appear to have been shot at close range or crushed by police vehicles. They were not caught in a fusillade of gunfire from police defending themselves, as the official account would have it. GREG MARINOVICH spent two weeks trying to under...
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May 25th, 2012
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Even in a “class war”, taking the moral high ground is not a luxury – it is a vital weapon that can be the difference between winning and losing. It is not hard to see why the DA march on Cosatu House angered the union federation’s activists enough to get them out on to the […]...
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May 18th, 2012
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“I wish you empowerment to resist; to fight for social and economic justice; to win your real freedom and equal rights.” These are the stirring words of Omar Barghouti in his open letter to “people of conscience in the West”. The prominent Palestinian human rights activist, researcher, author and com...
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Nov 3rd, 2010
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Thousands of Zimbabweans living in South Africa are besieging government offices seeking work permits under a new program announced in September.  The South African government has given the estimated one-million undocumented Zimbabweans in the country until the end of December to legalize their statu...