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South Africa: Media reports on new workers’ party launch

South Africa: Media reports on new workers’ party launch

South African press announces founding of Workers’ and Socialist Party socialistworld.net Having already reported here on the important launch of the Workers’ and Socialist Party, a new party for the mass of South African workers, initiated by mineworkers’ strike committees, and the Democratic Socialist Movement (CWI in South Africa), we publish […]

South Africa: Marikana massacre ignites the mass movement

South Africa: Marikana massacre ignites the mass movement

ANC leadership has shown since the massacre that the gulf between it and the masses is now unbridgeable Weizmann Hamilton, Democratic Socialist Movement (CWI in South Africa), from Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) The scenes of armed South African police gunning down striking […]

South Africa: [Updated] Solidarity with Lonmin’s miners

South Africa: [Updated] Solidarity with Lonmin’s miners

South African police massacres striking workers at Marikana – call for protest action DSM (CWI South Africa) [See also statement of the DSM: For a general strike to end the Marikana massacre] At least 46 workers were shot dead, and many more injured, on August 16 as a massive police assault […]