Lessons from Burkina Faso

Image: People celebrating in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou,¬†after the military seized power on 24 January 2022 By Andile Mngxitama There is coup in Burkina Faso right now. What are the lessons of a failed revolution? In 2014, the people burnt parliament and deposed the dictator, Blaise Compaor√©. That revolutionary moment did produce a revolutionary breakthrough. …

Diverting the revolution: WMC is an old clever bastard

By Andile Mngxitama I believe that the ruling class (white monopoly capital) in South Africa (SA) is aware that a revolutionary situation is brewing. The oppressed youth and the starving black working class are restless. The ongoing open corruption of capital with the help of the Ramaphosa administration is mobilizing anger for a possible anti …