Browsing All posts tagged under »Amcu«

Marikana: a wake-up call still ignored

August 15, 2013

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The Marikana massacre was a wake-up call to every concerned citizen to consider the causes of the tragedy in order to be able to say, with hope: Never again.

Why Amcu baulks

July 14, 2013

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Amcu negotiators are not being pig-headed in not signing peace deals. They have a rank and file to answer to.

Need to confront poisonous roots of the past

July 12, 2013

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The poisonous roots of Marikana go back at least 15 years — and must be confronted if anything is to change.

Left spectre haunts the ANC/SACP

June 27, 2013

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ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe conjured up a spectre from South Africa’s trade union past when he blamed the "Swedes and Irish" for the "anarchy" on the platinum mines.

Who is doing what — and whom — at Amplats?

May 13, 2013

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Did the management of Anglo Platinum (Amplats) and the government do a deal behind closed doors regarding retrenchments and shaft closures? Amid a swirl of rumour and innuendo and in an atmosphere of considerable distrust, this is an allegation heard across the union divide.

A real danger of fascism in SA

September 6, 2012

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The first loud, trumpet calls to fascism in modern South Africa have been sounded. That was written last year. Today the comment is even more valid and now has a resonance on a global basis. This reality was recognised by that tower of ideological Babel, the Scialist International.

A wake-up call SA will ignore at its peril

September 5, 2012

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What happened at Marikana should not be seen in isolation. It is merely the most tragic of many unrest incidents around South Africa, but it is a wake-up cll the country will ignore at its peril