global crises

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Marikana Support Campaign; An Urgent Call for International Solidarity

On the 16th August, South African Police fired live ammunition at striking miners at Lonmin’s Marikana mine, killing 34 and injuring 78. Many were killed were shot at close range while trying to surrender. The Marikana miners were demanding a tripling of their salary to R12,500 (£950 or €1100) per month. In the following days, … Continue reading

Global crises and popular resistance; A critical analysis of the present historic conjuncture

being a paper presented by Baba Aye, National Chairperson of the SWL at the 3rd IESE International Conference, held on September 4-5, 2012 at Maputo, Mozambique Introduction The current global situation marked by severe crises has lasted thus far for half a decade and is not abating. Its first salvo was that of sharp increases … Continue reading