Mining strike, DSM and WASP activist Liv Shange faces deportation PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 24 June 2013 15:54

by Weizmann Hamilton (Coordinating Committee Member of WASP,
General Secretary of the Democratic Socialist Movement)

In a sinister development, ANC General Secretary, Gwede Mantashe’s claim – made to a business forum in Sandton on Tuesday 11th June, 2013 -- that foreigners from Sweden and Ireland were behind what he described as “anarchy in Marikana”, has been followed by an attempt to throw leading Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) and Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) activist, Liv Shange, a Swedish citizen married to a South African, out of the country.

Comrade Liv is currently in Sweden on a visit to her family together with her five-year old daughter, Nomanyano, her eight-years-old son Nila, and her husband’s 14 year old daughter, Naledi –all of them SA citizens. She has had to learn from The Sunday Independent newspaper and radio bulletins that she is under a “security and immigration investigation” by the Department of Home Affairs for allegedly being in the country illegally.

Responsibility for any difficulties with comrade Liv’s immigration status lie entirely with the Department of Home Affairs, a matter she has been trying to resolve for a number of years now. The weekend’s developments suggest that what has obstructed the resolution of the matter is not Home Affairs’ legendary incompetence, but something much more sinister – the...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 10:30
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University of Johannesburg Honouring Obama: A Crime Against Humanity PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 22 June 2013 13:03

by Mukondeleli Nekhemiyah Oracle Mulaudzi

On the Saturday of June 22, I found myself at the main entrance of the University of Johannesburg. I was there in solidarity with other University of Johannesburg students like myself together with various student movements and alliances. These included the South African Student Congress, several COSATU unions, SAPO and the Democratic Socialist Movement DSM amongst...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 06:24
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ANC and capitalists responsible for unrest in the mines PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 20 June 2013 11:27

Reply to Mantashe’s attempt to scapegoat DSM

In his address to the gathering of professionals in the financial sector at Sandton on Tuesday 11th of June, Gwede Mantashe, the Secretary-General of the ANC, has in clear reference to the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) and WASP (Workers and Socialist Party) accused...

Last Updated on Monday, 24 June 2013 14:55
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A genuine working class fighter and a revolutionary socialist PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 10 June 2013 11:32

Comrade ErnestObituary for comrade Kemelo Ernest Mokgalagadi

by Mametlwe Sebei

It is with sadness and a sense of great loss that we mourn the untimely death of Comrade Kemelo Ernest Mokgalagadi, the branch secretary of the Democratic Socialist Movement at Kroondal, Rustenburg. Comrade Ernest, as he was simply...

Last Updated on Monday, 10 June 2013 12:20
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Workers and Socialist Party condemns xenophobic attacks in Orange Farm PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 30 May 2013 17:17

Liv Shange 27 May 2013

In response to an M&G Online-article posted today, the Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) wishes to put the record straight on our uncompromising opposition to xenophobia. Whilst the article represents our views on xenophobia accurately, by linking the...

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