South African capitalism is in crisis and the ruling class is divided. With worsening conditions of life, sooner or later the working class will place renewed class struggle on the agenda.
On Tuesday, September 20, mass student protests erupted across South Africa after Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande announced that universities can raise tuition fees by up to 8% next year.
On Friday, October 23, South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, announced that there will be no increases to student university fees for next year. This was a clear attempt by the government to contain a movement […]
In the early hours of Saturday morning, November 8, the Central Executive Committee of South Africa’s largest labor federation, COSATU, voted by a margin of 33 to 24 to expel its biggest affiliate, NUMSA, from […]