Greg Marincovich, Marikana commission-the long game reveals itself

http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-02-25-marikana-commission-the-long-game-reveals-itself/#.UwzYtv055SU

Raymond Suttner video interview with Polity on NUMSA project

COSATU CEC decides against holding Congress that is constitutionally required

http://mg.co.za/article/2014-02-10-cosatu-cec-decides-against-requested-special-congress

Dlamini faction of COSATU moves towards self-destruct of federation

The section of COSATU headed by president, S’dumo Dlamini appears headed for a route that will destroy the federation, or at least create a serious split. Continue reading

Raymond Suttner, Loss of trust and legitimacy result in ungovernability

http://www.polity.org.za/article/loss-of-trust-and-legitimacy-result-in-ungovernability-2014-02-11

COSATU Boss warns unions of NUMSA’s agenda

Clearly the imminent secession of 15% of COSATU’s membership is a serious matter Continue reading

Verashni Pillay, Full Marx at the NUMSA school

http://mg.co.za/article/2014-02-06-full-marx-at-the-numsa-school

Raymond Suttner, Realignments in South African politics

Raymond Suttner, Are developments in NUMSA moving towards an emancipatory project?

http://www.polity.org.za/article/are-developments-in-numsa-moving-towards-an-emancipatory-project-2014-02-05

Leonard Gentle, Forging a New Movement: NUMSA and the Shift in SA Politics

I am not in complete agreement with the conclusions of this article, but believe it is an important contribution. I will comment further at a later stage

http://sacsis.org.za/site/article/1897

Steven Friedman, NUMSA’s choices could change the future

http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/columnists/2014/01/29/numsas-choices-could-change-the-future

Raymond Suttner, Realignments in South African politics

http://www.polity.org.za/article/realignments-in-south-african-politics-2014-01-29

Amandla Marikana! by All Clear band (lyrics by Allan Kolski Horwitz)

Lyrics Continue reading

Carol Paton analyses the centralisation and apparent lack of clear strategy of AMCU

http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/labour/2014/01/22/amcu-leader-mathunjwa-holds-all-the-cards-at-union

NUMSA- a sign of things to come (Business Day editorial)

http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/editorials/2013/12/20/editorial-numsa-a-sign-of-things-to-come

Carol Paton, NUMSA is forcing Cosatu’s hand on expulsion or capitulation

http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/labour/2013/12/20/news-analysis-union-is-forcing-cosatus-hand-on-expulsion-or-capitulation

Terry Bell makes serious attempt to analyse the range of factors that have been neglected and made Moloto crash possible or likely

http://www.iol.co.za/business/opinion/columnists/moloto-crash-sign-for-authorities-to-take-serious-action-1.1607414#.UoZdT6XH1SU

Expert evidence on police shootings in Marikana after ceasefire is called

http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2013-11-06-marikana-massacre-55-seconds-later-cease-fire-what-cease-fire/#.UnnaNpHN7fN

Legal Aid SA to appeal ruling on Marikana massacre funding.

This ought not to be legal action taken by Legal Aid SA. Continue reading

Police version of Marikana massacre unravels

http://mg.co.za/article/2013-10-24-marikanas-tangled-web-unravels