Welcome ! This blog is a space for critical conversation on the state of global crisis, democracy and transformation. It has a particular focus on post-apartheid South Africa and its multi-faceted crisis. The South African crisis is linked to the crisis of global capitalism. This blog will feature critical analysis, debates, crucial documents from grass roots movements and useful online resources as part of Defending Popular Democracy.
Wednesday 21 September 2016
Invite: Debate on Colonialism & Decolonisation, Tshisimani, Oct1
Speakers: Shamil Jeppie, Zandisiwe Radebe and Vishwas Satgar
A workshop that explores the complexities of colonial rule and its aftermath. What were the main drivers of colonial conquest and imperialist expansion, what differing forms did it take, and how does this history continue to shape present realities? What forms did anti-colonial struggles take and what are the prospects for decolonisation?