African National Congress (ANC)

Labor Movement and the Left in South Africa

Peter Jacobs talks about the reconfiguration of the labor movement after NUMSA’s break with the COSATU, the movement Fees Must Fall and challenges for the Left.

#FeesMustFall: Revival of South African Student Movement

The demonstrations that have shaken various South African universities have taken the African National Congress (ANC) by surprise. For the first time, the ANC saw itself obliged to desist, but without succeeding to pacify the rebellion. The students have revealed the fictive nature of the transformation of the regime and of South African capitalism after the end of apartheid.