Pambazuka News 845 – 16 November 2017: Real revolutionaries vs populist fakes

16  November 2017 — Pambazuka News

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*Features

* Opportunity for a new political culture in Zimbabwe https://www.pambazuka.org/democracy-governance/opportunity-new-political-culture-zimbabwe

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Pambazuka News 842 20 October 2017: Kenya on the brink

20 October 2017 — Pambazuka News

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1. Features http://www.pambazuka.net/en/issue.php/current/#cat_1
2. Announcements http://www.pambazuka.net/en/issue.php/current/#cat_3

Features

 Step back from the brink https://www.pambazuka.org/democracy-governance/step-back-brink

*An open letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Rt. Hon Raila Odinga* ICJ-Kenya https://www.pambazuka.org/author/icj-kenya

The ruling Jubilee coalition insists repeat presidential elections must go on next Thursday. The opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) has called for a boycott and nationwide protests on that date. Unless the election is called off now, and efforts made to cool off tempers, Kenya could implode.

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In South Africa’s fight between hostile brothers – the “Zuptas” and “White Monopoly Capital” – a new consensus appears By Patrick Bond

5 October 2017 — Pambazuka News

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and super-consultant Iraj Abedian, two solid bourgeouis representatives, have made an unusually passionate case against what is sometimes termed White Monopoly Capital. Th[i]s surprising breakthrough indicates that corporate-state degeneracy is now so extreme, that the truth will out.

Last week a conceptual barrier carefully constructed by elites since 2015 was suddenly cracked at the University of the Witwatersrand Great Hall by two of South Africa’s leading economic personalities: Pravin Gordhan, who served as a pro-business Finance Minister for seven years until being fired in March, and super-consultant Iraj Abedian, who in 1996 had co-authored the country’s post-apartheid homegrown structural adjustment programme. Two more solid bourgeois representatives would be hard to find.

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What the Clintons did to Haiti By Nathan J. Robinson

24 November 2016 — Pambazuka News

Large amounts of the money raised globally by Bill Clinton after the earthquake, and pledged by the U.S. under Hillary Clinton, simply disappeared without a trace, its whereabouts unknown. A whopping $465 million of the relief money went through the Pentagon, which spent it on deployment of 20,000 U.S. troops, many of whom never set foot on Haitian soil. What the Clintons did to Haiti was callous, selfish and indefensible.

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Pambazuka News 760 4 February 2016: Brutal invasions: War, trade and Orwellian terror (Pambazuka Editor)

4 February 2016 — Pambazuka News

Pambazuka News 760: Brutal invasions: War, trade and Orwellian terror (Pambazuka Editor)

AFRICAN UNION REFUSES TO INVADE BURUNDI *Ann Garrison*

<http://www.pambazuka.net/en/category.php/features/96536/> How serious is the political crisis in Burundi to warrant international armed intervention? Despite pressure from the West, the African Union last week decided not to send troops to the central African nation. But what the AU and everybody else won’t discuss – at least openly – is the fact the crisis is the handiwork of external forces pushing for regime change in Bujumbura.

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PAMBAZUKA NEWS 745 8 October 2015: CELEBRATING THE JOYS AND COSTS OF RESISTANCE

8 October 2015 — Pambazuka News

PAMBAZUKA NEWS 745: CELEBRATING THE JOYS AND COSTS OF RESISTANCE

 

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