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In a changed world unions should ditch dogma

October 31, 2013


Trade unions have the potential to play a vital role in building a better future for all. But they will have to go back to first principles and accept that dogma is anathema.

SA ‘beacon of hope’ still flickers faintly

October 25, 2013


The moral high ground bequeathed to Suth Africa and its post-apartheid government by the global struggle against apartheid, has also all but evaporated, but faint hope still remains.

Very little ‘sunshine’ for workers

October 4, 2013


Following a proposal from the SABC that South Africa’s national broadcaster should present 70% “sunshine news”, it seemed appropriate to look at this from a wider — and working class — viewpoint, writes Terry Bell