BLF starts CLOSE THE GRAVES campaign with petition

Black First Land First (BLF) will be engaged in numerous activities to highlight the failure of government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic effectively. The consequence of this failure is that South Africa (SA) is now amongst the top 10 countries in the world with the worst record of infections. The government is digging graves …

COVID-19 pandemic: Ramaphosa didn’t shutdown SA immediately

By Andile Mngxitama When South Africa (SA) recorded the first case of COVID-19 infection on 5th March, Cyril Ramaphosa didn’t do what was necessary to isolate, monitor, track, and defeat the virus. And when by 15 March there were 61 cases of infections recorded, Ramaphosa didn’t see it fit to shut the country down immediately, …

Comrade Maduro led Venezuelan government – that’s leadership

President Nicolas Maduro. Image credit: venezuelanalysis By Andile Mngxitama Black First Land First (BLF) asked Cyril Ramaphosa to suspend rentals and bond payments amongst other things but Stellenbosch won’t allow him to do so. Remember they bought him with R1 billion at the African National Congress (ANC) Nasrec Conference. He owes them. They made him …

Socialist Optimism in the Times of Corona

BY CARLOS CRUZ MOSQUERA Everywhere we turn today, we are constantly reminded of the coronavirus and its lethal effects. From travel restrictions to food insecurity, the Western world is experiencing what billions of people around the world experience daily under the capitalist economic system. Ironically, it is these downtrodden and oppressed communities that we should …