• Zim Workers Day 2019: Re-Linking the Idea of State with Working People

    Zim Workers Day 2019: Re-Linking the Idea of State with Working People0

    Zimbabwe’s biggest labour federation the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has given the theme for  the 2019  Workers Day commemorations as ‘We are at a Crossroads! Unite, Fight  Neo-liberalism and Austerity.’ This is a radical theme to say the least.  It is also directly ideological in that it immediately challenges the free market economic

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  • Re-Reading Morgan Tsvangirai’s Bio, ‘At the Deep End’

    Re-Reading Morgan Tsvangirai’s Bio, ‘At the Deep End’0

    I recently re-read Zimbabwe’s late former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s biography or memoir, ‘At the Deep End.’  Written in collaboration with the late journalist William Bango, the book is essentially about  Tsvangirai’s reflections on his own life.  Both the personal and more significantly (for me at least)  the political aspects of the same. And its

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  • Anger, Ideology and Political Activism in Zimbabwe

    Anger, Ideology and Political Activism in Zimbabwe0

    In early March this year I was invited to share my personal views on political activism in Zimbabwe at a panel discussion at the University of Johannesburg’s department of Sociology. It was not so much an academic debate but more to do with trying to understand past, present and possibly emerging realities on the subject

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This is what police harassment looks like. Invent a ridiculous charge then ask to hold suspects for an entire month as they "complete investigations". As I have said many times, our courts' eagerness to keep in jail people who should be presumed innocent endangers us all. twitter.com/NationCo…