Elijah Kodisang* discusses the strike and the difficulties workers organised through labour-brokers experienced at Reckitt Benckiser.
Daphine Mlambo* discusses labour brokering in the context of the recent strike at the Post Office after which 294 workers achieved permanent employment.
Fazila Farouk of the South African Civil Society Information Service (SACIS) interview Ighsaan Schroeder, coordinator of the Casual Workers Advice Office.
This article argues that the outcome of COP 17 in Durban is a crime against humanity and discusses this in relation to technology, agriculture and the Global Climate Fund amongst others.
Pralini Naidoo* gives an account of the Durban community’s struggle against Engen.
In this article Eddie Cottle* highlights the significance of of the strike and argues that the unions undermined the construction workers’ tactical advantage by signing a no strike agreement until after the World Cup.
Oupa Lehulere explains how the capitalist system works, and how the search for profits within this system causes crises.
In this article, Mondli Hlatshwayo argues that adhering to principles defines the operation of democratic working class organisations and movements
This article is based on an interview by Maria van Driel with Wendy Pekeur about her organisation, and the challenges facing farm-workers
In this article, Edson Ntsibande shares the experiences and challenges of organising the unemployed and labour broker workers