Understanding the battle against White Monopoly Capital: lessons from Zimbabwe

By Munyaradzi Gwisai In the following piece, the Zimbabwean Marxist scholar and activist, with direct experience of the struggle in Zimbabwe, offers the South African left forces some lessons from Zimbabwe. The political economy analysis provided here is one of the most significant contributions in understanding the current crisis in South Africa. Gwisai warns against …

We shall defend any black person that come under attack from Western imperialism

By Khotso Masemola This article was submitted as part of the Think For Yourself competition. We spend our time admiring colonial objects. Our economy is controlled by white settler monopoly capital which continues to oppress us. The influence of technology continues to mislead and confuse us from the main questions, like our stolen land and …

The BC position on Zuma that BLF had to take

By BO Staff Writer The following reflections were accessed from the Facebook timeline of Andile Mngxitama on 31 December 2016. This has been republished here with the permission of the author. One of the biggest occasions of 2016 for our movement,  Black First Land First (BLF), was the adoption of the campaign “Hands Off Zuma – …

There is no power without land: The difference between being in office & being in power

By Mzamo Majola There’s a difference between being in office and being in power. Right now in South Africa our so-called ‘Black government’ is in office, but they’re not ‘in power’. Our so-called ‘black government’ has no control over anything, the white people do. They let us make fools of ourselves by making us think …