South Africa: The Fault-Lines of the World’s Most Unequal Society

by John Allen, published on All Africa, July  18, 2021 South Africa was born in the clutches of the IMF and the World Bank.  It is no surprise that even a government run by a revolutionary party became, after less than 30 years, riddled with corruption, while implementing divestment and impoverishment of the very people from whom they emerged as[…]

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Netanyahu and Trump Must Learn the Lessons of Apartheid South Africa

by Ronnie Kasrils, published on Middle East Eye, February 24, 2020 To South Africans, US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”, handed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a silver platter, looks like the clone of an apartheid state. Hendrik Verwoerd, the former South African prime minister and architect of apartheid, stated as far back as 1961: “The[…]

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South African Activists Say No to Obama ‘Whitewashing’ Mandela

from TeleSUR Professor Oumar Ba said Obama is remembered for the “militarization of U.S. foreign policy on the African continent. Members of South Africa’s Cage Advocacy group and other South African activists are rallying to rescind an invitation extended to former U.S. President Barack Obama to speak at the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s 16th annual lecture, which will take place in Johannesburg on July[…]

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