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Against the neoliberal education system: Indefinite strike of education workers in Chile

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According to Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action (PACSA), inflation on the PACSA Food Basket has decreased in February 2017. But it is too soon to tell whether this drop signals the start of a general downward trend in food…

Dis-Chem labour broker workers have won a significant victory through the new LRA section 198 rights. 127 workers have been made permanent Dis-Chem workers, with three more CCMA cases involving 317 workers to be heard in February…

Eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity, according to a new report published by Oxfam [on 16 January 2017] to mark the annual meeting of political and business…

The Unemployment Insurance Fund Amendment Act was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma, in January this year. This act brings about many changes that will benefit a wider range of people and it will also be easier to claim…

January is always a difficult month for working class families, and news from PACSA that the prices of important food items that the working class depends on has increased is a blow to many. In its latest Monthly Food Price…

Khutsong Crisis Committee felt betrayed by this government on hearing of the arrest of three University of Johannesburg students. “Its a complete negation of democracy”, said Terence Skhenjana, Chairperson of…