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Class versus Nation

A History of Richard Turner’s Eclipse and Resurgence

Ian Macqueen

conceptualisation of his life as ‘a total project’, as his friend Tony Morphet would later describe it. In Durban , Turner encountered a wide network of activists, dating back to the 1950s, including old South African Congress of Trade Union (SACTU) members

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Alex Lichtenstein

Workers’ control in the enterprise is a necessary condition for freedom but it is not a sufficient condition ( Turner 2015 [1972]: 64 ). Detained, interrogated and tortured by the South African security police in early 1982, trade union activist

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Traces of Pan Africanism and African Nationalism in Africa Today

Denis Goldberg

breach of aspects of these charters (e.g. torture by the SAPS), we try to promote these ideas. Traces of Pan-Africanism in practice South Africa is a gateway for trade, ideas and capital, and works through the structures of the African Union and has

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Teppo Eskelinen

appear as both a commodified burden traded on an open market and as a political category. In the analysis, I will be mostly referring to basic texts in financial economics to show the distinctive manner of understanding risk in what I will call the

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Elias L. Khalil

defined here, presumes that there are just rules of exchange, either legal or customary, that the trading parties recognise: an exchange between A 1 and A 2 is deemed unjust if (1) both belong to the same bounded society and, hence, both are obligated to

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The Keys to the Economic Kingdom

State Intervention and the Overcoming of Dependency in Africa before the Crisis of the 1970s

Bill Freund

investment and the fount of technology. It was the engine that made the colonial economy go and it dominated finance and trade. The stereotype model of dependency theory based on a solar metropole and a planetary range of peripheral colonies had much to be

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The Nemesis of the Suburbs

Richard Turner and South African Liberalism

Steven Friedman

were to organise trade unions or organise political campaigns – Turner’s students overwhelmingly chose the latter. There is a certain irony in this. Structural Marxism was largely the intellectual product of two exiled activists with links to the

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Valery B. Ferim

valorise Western norms, silence the subaltern and perpetuate the dependency of Africa in particular and the third world in general ( Childs and Williams 2014 ); an African economic community with one currency, free trade and free movement of people as

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Peter Hudson

subjectivity, live otherwise and think otherwise’. These maxims and imperatives informed all his various political interventions – he took them with him into the nascent trade union movement in Durban, into the student movement (NUSAS), into a wide array of

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On 20th Century Revolutionary Socialism, from Poland to Peru and beyond

Jean-Numa Ducange, Camila Vergara, Talat Ahmed, and Christian Høgsbjerg

‘myth’ as a metaphysical conception of life that ‘moves man in history’ (75). This theoretical framework sets the stage for Chapter 5 which focuses on Mariátegui's intense political engagement with trade union organising, multiple socialist publications