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16 August – Day of Action

Many people who have watched Miners Shot Down have asked us “what can we do to help the justice campaign?” One of the most important things we can do is to make the 16th August a ‘special’ day, similar to … Continue reading

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Get Collecting For the Hardship Fund

The Marikana Hardship Fund has been appealing to all sections of society, individuals, trade unions, churches, colleges and universities, to help prevent starvation in the mining communities by donating generously. Now that the strike is likely to end, and the … Continue reading

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Marikana:A View from the Mountain and a Case to Answer

Marikana: A View from the Mountain and a Case to Answer is a book by Peter Alexander, Thapelo Lekgowa, Botsang Mmope, Luke Sinwell and Bongani Xezwi. According to the Socialist Review it “was written to tell the story of the strike and … Continue reading

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Day of Action

We encourage you to take part in the Day of Action, which will take place on 16 June, 16 July and 16 August 2014.  All you have to do is post a picture on Facebook or Twitter showing your support for The Justice … Continue reading

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Food Parcels for Striking Miners

As the current platinum strike continues, the situation for striking miners becomes increasingly dire, with poverty and hunger becoming rife within the mining communities. We would like to help the miners and their families by encouraging our supporters to donate … Continue reading

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Rehad Desai speaks at The Gathering

The special election edition of the annual Daily Maverick’s conference, The Gathering, took place today, 10 April, to a full house at the Lyric Theatre in Gold Reef City Casino, Johannesburg. An impressive collection of some of South Africa’s most … Continue reading

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Growing Social Resistance in South Africa

The African National Congress (ANC), led during the 1990s by the late Nelson Mandela, is projected to be reelected in South Africa’s May 7, 2014 national election by a wide margin, probably with between 50 and 60 percent of the … Continue reading

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