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Posted on 20 October 2021 at 13:08 GMT

The fall of Apartheid in South Africa

Why didn't its overthrow end poverty and inequality?

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South Africa:

triangleThe fall of Apartheid in South Africa

triangleSouth Africa: Build working class unity for way forward for all

triangleQuestion mark over AstraZeneca's vaccine to protect against new Covid variant

triangleSouth Africa: Mass day of action for permanent jobs and a living wage

triangleSouth Africa: Working class unity to stop violence against women

Africa:

triangleBook that inspired me: God's bits of wood

triangleConflict in Ethiopia: ethnic-linguistic divisions are the historical product of capitalist inequality

triangleHackney & Islington Socialist Party: The Marikana massacre in South Africa

triangleBooks that inspired me: The Fire Next Time

Apartheid:

triangleSpycops inquiry continues to expose historic attacks on democratic rights

triangleLeeds & York Socialist Party: How apartheid was ended in South Africa

triangleSouth Africa: 60 years marking the Sharpeville Massacre

Inequality:

triangleVaccine inequality - the ugly face of capitalism

triangleSarah Everard trial reveals police abuse of power

Poverty:

triangleTories hammer nail in pensions triple lock coffin

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