The 2008 Pogroms shattered the illusion among many Leftists – despite numerous early
warning signs – that South Africa’s poor was an essentially undifferentiated class of the
righteously angry oppressed. The killing spree left 62 people dead, 670 wounded, more than
100,000 displaced and 35,000 languishing in displacee camps.
In liberal political theory - a favoured ideology of many capitalist states - an important
principle is that the functions of government are divided into three "spheres" or
"branches": ---- * The legislature (national and provincial parliaments, local councils)
makes the laws; ---- * the executive (ministers, officials, cops and soldiers, who report
to the president or premier) carries ou
Freedom Newspaper is the oldest and only regular anarchist newspaper published in the UK
today. It comes out every two weeks and covers all aspects of the anarchist movement as
well as social and political news from the UK and across the world. --- Latest edition of
Freedom (Vol 71 No 19) Sheffield Stolen is now available to buy.
Dear friends, Here is an update after our previous message. ---- The situation in France
is getting hotter: ---- by one hand, the young pupils are now entering into the struggle.
The governement is afraid that the situation would evolve toward a "greek scenario".