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An online platform for young progressives. Based in South Africa with a Pan-African and Global Consciousness.
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New Agenda Apr 18
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New Agenda Apr 17
Here's a sneak peak inside our latest issue of New Agenda. You can subscribe via our website
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IFAA Cape Town Apr 17
Follow to get updates from the event with various political parties debating the economic aspects of their election manifestos
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The Progressive Corner Apr 15
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The Progressive Corner Apr 12
"the more ownership the state controls the more it transforms into a national capitalist and as a consequence it begins to exploit even more workers. The alienation that Marxists have hitherto spoken of still exists in this regard" -
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The Progressive Corner Apr 12
A very different take on Frantz Fanon's thought!
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The Progressive Corner Apr 11
Viva! (On 'Class Reductionism') (complement with William Shoki's "Back to Class": )
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The Progressive Corner Apr 10
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New Agenda Apr 7
"In South Africa, the Left has at times also been reluctant to call out racism, xenophobia or nativism when practiced by parties claiming to be advancing a “left” agenda." Read in latest on need for Progressive
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The Progressive Corner Apr 8
The forum this is about problems that writing the life of Dimitri Tsafendas presents to conventional research:
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The Progressive Corner Apr 4
Here's another take on decolonisation:
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The Progressive Corner Apr 4
Join us for the launch of Michael Nassen Smith's edited volume on "Confronting Inequality: The South African Crisis" at the Amandla! Media forum on the 18th:
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New Agenda Apr 3
NA 72 arrived in office today. It’ll be our deputy editor’s last issue at the helm. Thanks for the excellent work Zunaid!
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The Progressive Corner Apr 1
"Vive le Class Reductionism" new provocative piece by Kgosi Morena on
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The Progressive Corner Mar 27
The Freedom Charter is one of the most influential documents in South Africa's modern political history. With the legacy of the liberation movement being fully debated and Freedom Day on the horizon read 's review of "Freedom Isn't Free"
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Monthly Review Mar 22
"Rosa is certainly a product of her times, but because she was such a great revolutionary and an intellectual, she had talent to act and look way into the future, instead of being consumed by immediate demands her times." From .
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The Progressive Corner Mar 23
As we get closer to election day, it may be useful to read 's critical review of Dale McKinley's "South Africa's Corporatised Liberation: A Critical Analysis of the ANC in Power"
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The Progressive Corner Mar 19
Join us this Friday for an interactive workshop on Audre Lorde's thought:
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The Progressive Corner Mar 12
A worthwhile read: "It is through Fanon, Hountondji, Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò, Ernst Bloch and Marx, among others, that he argues for a radical, ethically grounded, universalism"
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The Progressive Corner Mar 11
Julius Malema's tactics to silence Karima Brown are unacceptable, but what about the party more generally? Here's a link to read more about the intellectual problems of the EFF:
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