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Around 300 farmworkers from areas around Robertson joined the a strike by CSAAWU against the proposed minimum wage bill.  © Madelene Cronje for New Frame
News South Africa

Rural workers mobilized en masse in South African general strike

Thousands of farmworkers took part in the historical general strike highlighting the racist dehumanizing treatment they face by white farm owners By Dennis Webster / Source: New Frame / The Dawn News / April 26, 2018 Wednesday’s national general strike was not restricted to South Africa’s urban centres. Many farm […]

South Africa: The Streets are Red, Workers are on Strike!
News South Africa

South Africa: The Streets are Red, Workers are on Strike!

Some workers held placards that read “to hell with R [Rand] 11, R15, R18 and R20 per hour.” By Musawenkosi Cabe/ The Dawn News/ Newsclick/ April 25, 2018 In a major show of workers power, thousands of workers, along with activists, unemployed youth and students joined the general strike called […]

Trump-Macron Proposals Jeopardise Iran Nuclear Deal
Analysis

Trump-Macron Proposals Jeopardise Iran Nuclear Deal

The French and US Presidents have sought to impose conditions on Iran that are far more extreme than what was decided upon in the 2015 agreement By Pavan Kulkarni/ The Dawn News/ Newsclick/ April 25, 2018 US President Donald Trump’s recent statement on the nuclear deal with Iran has yet […]

Violence in Nicaragua throws up troubling possibilities
News Nicaragua

Violence in Nicaragua throws up troubling possibilities

The government faces the challenge of continuing with the reform process and negotiating with all sections of society while watching out for attempts at intervention By Gerardo Gamarra / The Dawn News / April 23, 2018 Protests have erupted in Nicaragua over the last few days after the announcement of […]

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Interview U.S.

Immigration activists put ICE on trial

Activist Violeta Munera talks about the recently held People’s Tribunal that seeks to expose the injustices committed by US immigration authorities By The Dawn News / April 24, 2018 In recent months, the narratives and policies around immigration in the United States have taken a turn for the worse. At […]