Interview with Warren McGregor of the Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front (ZACF), South Africa: What is anarchism? Who really rules South Africa? Should we form a “workers party”? How does anarchism address racial and national oppression? How can we build working class counter-power? What is the state of the left? How do we link fights for reforms to revolutionary transformation and counter-power? Where does anarchism come from and what is its history in South Africa? Where to now?
Warren McGregor is an activist born in the Coloured townships of the Cape Flats, now resident in Johannesburg, where he is involved in working class and union education.
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Statement by Abahlali baseMjondolo about the attack on the eNkhanana Land Occupation in the South African territory.
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South African territory: Solidarity statement to comrades in Brazil by Abahlali baseMjondolo after the fascist Bolsonaro came to power in Brazil.
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South Africa: Statement by Abahlali baseMjondolo from October 23, 2018.
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On Monday 8 October Abahlali baseMjondolo will march against repression in Durban. There will be solidarity protests in Cape Town, Johannesburg and New York. Since our movement was founded in 2005 we have faced waves of repression including assault, arrest, torture in police custody, organised campaigns of slander, the destruction of our homes, death threats, the murder of our members during protests and evictions, and the targeted assassination of our leaders. The price for land and dignity has been paid in blood.
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The struggle against all the forces that vandalise human dignity has no borders. A human life is a human life where ever it may find itself. Just as we welcome comrades from other countries into our movement, and host comrades visiting from other countries in South Africa in meetings in our hall built in the eNkanini Land Occupation, we are also offered solidarity and hosted by comrades around the world, such as the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST) in Brazil.
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Inkosi Thulani Mjanyelwa, the chief in Mpondoland who was brutally killed by a mob of people on 26 August, was finally laid to rest in Bizana on the 15 September. It was a long struggle to be able to bury him at his own homestead.
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Abahlali baseMjondolo held a special general assembly, open to all members and branches in good standing, in Durban on Sunday. The assembly was very well attended and important resolutions were taken.
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