16 December 2014
Hong Kong police clear last camps | Palestinian minister killed | Numsa union to challenge ANC | Nigerian oil workers walk out
02 December 2014
Director Goran Olsson new film is a first hand account of the anti-colonial struggles in Africa—and calls on us to carry on the fight today, writes Saba Shiraz
25 November 2014
South African trade union federation Cosatu has temporarily eased its all out assault on the country’s largest union, Numsa, which it recently expelled.
18 November 2014
The crisis caused by the expulsion of South Africa’s biggest union, Numsa, from the Cosatu federation continues to grow.
11 November 2014
The South African trade union federation Cosatu expelled the country’s biggest union, Numsa, last Saturday.
19 August 2014
More than 10,000 people rallied for the second anniversary of the Marikana massacre last Saturday. In 2012 South African police gunned down 112 striking platinum miners, killing 34.
12 August 2014
Rehad Desai, director of the Miners Shot Down film, talked to Socialist Worker about why it’s a must-see for trade unionists
05 August 2014
Some of South Africa’s bosses are already trying to renege on an agreement made with metal workers’ union Numsa last week.
29 July 2014
Metal and engineering workers in South Africa ended their four-week strike this week having forced bosses to make major concessions.
22 July 2014
Union representatives from the Numsa metal workers’ union in South Africa were in talks as Socialist Worker went to press.
15 July 2014
Union mocks the bosses in South Africa | US intervenes after Afghan election | New threat despite stalemate in Ukraine
08 July 2014
Metal workers' strike shakes South Africa | Maliki hangs on but Iraq may split | Massive march in Hong Kong | Former French president Sarkozy arrested
01 July 2014
The nightmare is not over for South Africa’s ruling class as more workers now plan to walk out after the success of the miners’ strike, reports Ken Olende
24 June 2014
South African platinum miners force bosses to pay up after five-month battle, writes Ken Olende
03 June 2014
South Africa’s platinum bosses and the striking Amcu union are both considering a new proposal to end the 18-week strike.
20 May 2014
South African platinum miners last week defied a concerted attempt to break their four-month strike for a living wage. But to win they need solidarity from workers everywhere.
13 May 2014
Two outrageous decisions threaten to make the official inquiry into the 2012 Marikana massacre into a whitewash.
13 May 2014
With the ongoing miners’ strike and anger at the Marikana inquiry the ANC’s win is no return to ‘normality’, writes Charlie Kimber in South Africa
06 May 2014
In the second of a series on commodities that shaped the world, Simon Basketter looks at how brutal imperialist bosses turned useless rocks into a lucrative market
06 May 2014
Two years ago South African cops shot and killed 34 strikers at Marikana platinum mine, with the collusion of bosses and politicians. Now a documentary film about the massacre is being shown in the platinum belt where 80,000 miners are on strike. Charlie Kimber describes the atmosphere at one of the mass twilight screenings