The SACP calls for working-class unity and “patriotic and left popular fronts” to challenge big business oligarchs, reverse their influence in the state apparatus and put South Africa on the road to economic, social and green transformations.
History shows that the decline of national liberation movements is inevitable. Without undertaking the political work to build progressive alternatives, moving from one political epoch to another can be a movement from the frying pan into the fire.
Ruth Heloise First was an outstanding revolutionary, who through practical experience became focused on developing ideas to drive social action. Biographical tribute by her comrade and friend, Ronnie Kasrils, on the 38th year of her assassination.
My focus is on our struggles inside prison. These were struggles to improve the terrible conditions that were beyond any civilised standards. Even in the harshest conditions all the forces fighting the regimes, were united against a common enemy.
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