South Africa workers strike, protest for wage raise, rights

Vol. 82/No. 19 - May 14, 2018

Tens of thousands of workers joined in a one-day strike and protests in cities and rural areas across South Africa April 25 called by the South African Federation of Trade Unions. They demanded a significant raise in the African National…


Capitalist rulers in South Africa see new government as road to profits

Vol. 82/No. 9 - March 5, 2018

The propertied rulers in South Africa are hoping the ouster of President Jacob Zuma and his replacement with wealthy businessman Cyril Ramaphosa, who recently replaced Zuma as president of the African National Congress as well, signals a more favorable environment…


South African revolution: Historic victory for the working people

Vol. 82/No. 9 - March 5, 2018

Below is an excerpt from a speech given in 1985 by Jack Barnes, national secretary of the Socialist Workers Party, titled, “The Coming Revolution in South Africa.” It’s published in New International magazine no. 5. Copyright © 1985 by New…