In this article John Appolis argues that Jooma and Khan’s critique of the Popular Front and the dangers of the working class being led a stray by monopoly capital and its adherents, they nevertheless advocate for the working class to be part of a front with a formation like Save SA. “The latter at best ignores the domination of the South African economy by monopoly capital, and overlooks the role played by both Zuma and Gordhan in entrenching this domination.”
John Appolis reviews previous election tactics used within the social movements and argues for a spoilt ballot in the upcoming elections.
John Appolis* argues that control over the state is essential to capital accumulation for the black political elite in ZANU-PF. Strategies and tactics in the Zimbabwean struggle should be informed by such an understanding.
In this contribution John Appolis argues that there is a need for trade unions and the left in general to open a debate on whether to participate in the present state institutions
John Appolis* takes a look at the political development within the social movements, and argues for a process of theoretical clarification located within a process of struggle.