A time to think dangerously: A response to Xola Skosana

By Ncedisa Mpemnyama In the Pitfalls of National Consciousness Frantz Fanon warns us that “No one has clean hands; there are no innocents and no onlookers. We all have dirty hands; we are all soiling them in the swamps of our country and in the terrifying emptiness of our brains. Every onlooker is either a …

BLF denounces anti BRICS coup in Brazil

By Zanele Lwana and Lindsay Maasdorp We join our voices with the progressive peoples of the world in denouncing the imperialist coup in Brazil. President Dilma Rousseff was democratically elected but removed by a bunch of thugs serving their imperialist masters to destroy the BRICS process.  We urge South African patriots to be aware because …

Imperialism’s regime change plot intensifies in Brazil

By BO Editorial It’s by design that President Dilma Rousseff was impeached yesterday and her replacement by imperialism’s favoured candidate, Vice President Michel Tremer, who will soon plunge Brazil into a bottomless pit of austerity in support of the pro-imperialist agenda of New York, Brussels, London, against the BRICS process is being concluded. As pointed …

BRAZIL: THE TRUTH ABOUT THE COUP

By BO Staff Writer Below is a pamphlet written by Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement – Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST) on the coup in Brazil. – The removal of a president is only constitutional if he or she has committed a crime – The authors of the request for impeachment of President Dilma …

Media exposed, Guptas cleared

By BO Staff Writer The Gupta family has now been cleared by over four entities of any wrong doing but you wouldn’t know this from the media reports. The big story over the weekend by the City Press revolved around the alleged Eskom untoward “bail out” of the Gupta family business. But, Eskom has issued …

EFF, DA, S&P, Pravin and the ISIS terrorism threat

By BO Staff Writer The USA embassy and the British government has issued an alert about possible terrorist attacks on South African malls by ISIS. This should not surprise anyone, the USA should know, because ISIS is its clandestine terrorist arm. The big question is why would ISIS target south Africa? The answer lies in …

Lessons from Brazil for South Africa: The Corrupt Leading Campaigns against Corruption

Featured Image: Brazil’s Planning Minister Romero Juca attends a news conference in Brasilia, Brazil, May 23, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Adriano Machado By BO Editorial Collective Black Opinion has been running articles showing how imperialist regime change by opposition parties in Brazil and South Africa use similar tactics and share the same ideology. Furthermore, these opposition parties are …

What The High Court’s Decision Means Depends On Where You Stand

By BO Staff Writer On 29 April 2016, the Pretoria High Court ruled that the decision to drop the 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, by the then National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Mokotedi Mpshe was “irrational and should be reviewed”. The matter was brought to court by the Democratic Alliance (DA), a …