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As Inequality Grows, So Too Does South Africa’s Communist Party

Robert Griffiths Morning Star
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.

Global Left Midweek - August 7, 2019

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Homage to OSPAAAL, Sudan CP Says Military Must Go, Aijaz Ahmad on India, Fighting for Repro Rights in El Salvador, More on Hong Kong Fight, Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike, Ben Turok Speaks, Canada's Coalition of Courage

Global Left Midweek - July 31, 2019

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Labour and Brexit, Puerto Rico en la lucha, Hong Kong's ongoing fight against extradition, Fighting repression in Colombia, Opposing communal and caste violence in India, Ágnes Heller remembered, 98 years of the SACP, Plea for Iranian unionists

Ramaphosa and Dlamini-Zuma Contest is too Close to Call

John Haylett Morning Star
The race between Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as to who will succeed Jacob Zuma as ANC president remains too close to call. The divisions between the candidates reflect the divisions within the revolutionary alliance that brought an end to South African apartheid.

Sabotaging Apartheid

Jacobin
An interview with Ronnie Kasrils Ronnie Kasrils, head of intelligence during South Africa's struggle against apartheid, on his revolutionary life and the prospects for the country's left.

From the International Movement: Declaration from the recent South African Communist Party 14th Congress

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Many Portside readers follow developments in the international socialist movement, including recent developments in South Africa. Here is the declaration from the recently concluded Congress of the South African Communist Party. Some readers may find it a hopeful sign of the SACP's returning to its role as a critical partner in the governing coalition with COSATU in the governing coalition. Others may feel that the SACP is not being critical enough. What do you think?
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