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Time to learn from Thatcherism & its origins

April 12, 2013


From a trade union viewpoint, Margaret Thatcher will never be mourned. But the legacy, dubbed “Thatcherism”, lives on, in South Africa and elsewhere. We ignore it or blindly laud it at our peril

The real face of Wal-Mart

November 20, 2010


According to the labour movement, Wal-mart, the world's biggest private sector employer and retailer, is a parasitic entity contributing the the 'race to the bottom' in terms of wages and conditions while adding to the global army of the jobless.