Against xenophobia! For working people’s unity!

Joint statement of International Socialist Tendency organisations in Africa: 1. International Socialists across the African continent categorically condemn the wave of xenophobic violence which rocked South Africa over the last week. These attacks against fellow poor working people and accompanied retaliatory action in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Zambia and other... Read More

Urgent Appeal for Support and Solidarity – DEMOCRATIC LEFT FRONT (DLF)

Comrades, its once again the time to dig deep. Things are beginning to change. The ANC’s hegemony is eroding. Corruption, cronyism, the Marikana massacre and an upturn in working class struggle is rapidly changing the situation. We are entering a new period where great opportunities exist for the recomposition of the labour movement, for uniting workplace and community struggles... Read More

Marikana Support Campaign: urgent call for international solidarity

On the 16th August, South African Police fired live ammunition atstriking miners at Lonmin’s Marikana mine, killing 34 and injuring 78. Many were killed were shot at close rangewhile trying to surrender. The Marikana miners were demanding a tripling of their salary to R12,500 (£950 or €1100) per month. In the following days, 270 of the Marikana strikers were arrested and charged... Read More