South Africa: #FeesMustFall victory - Marxist Student Federation solidarity resolution

Written by Marxist Student Federation Monday, 26 October 2015

crop-IMT-international marxist tendencyBelow is a resolution of the Marxist Student Federation which is being discussed in Marxist societies all over Britain this week. As Marxist students fighting tuition fee rises, privatisations and attacks on our living standards, the struggle of the South African students is a great inspiration to us. Their struggle is our struggle. Workers of the world unite!


South Africa: The Meaning of the #FeesMustFall Movement

Written by Ben Morken Monday, 26 October 2015

mass-youth-protest3On Friday, 23 October, South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, announced that there will be no increases to student university fees for next year. This was a clear attempt by the government to contain a movement which has became too big to control.


Victory for the South African youth: Besieged Zuma announces 0% university fee increases

Written by Ben Morken Friday, 23 October 2015

mass-youth-protest3A few moments ago, president Zuma announced live on national television that there shall be no university fee increases for 2016. This is a major victory for the thousands of youth who have been struggling for more than a week against the attacks on their education.


South Africa: Students shut down universities across the country and marched to parliament to demand free education

Written by Ben Morken Thursday, 22 October 2015

student-movemement2On Wednesday, 21 October, students shut down all major universities across the country in extraordinary scenes last witnessed in the 1980’s.


South Africa: Capitalism breeds corruption - NUMSA marches against the "symbols of Capital"

Written by Ben Morken Friday, 16 October 2015

numsa-marchOn Wednesday 14 October, thousands of workers heeded the call by the metalworkers’ union, NUMSA for a 24 hour strike and a national day of action against rampant corruption and looming job cuts.


South Africa: Solidarity with Johannesburg students on strike against tuition fees

Written by Marxist Student Federation Friday, 16 October 2015

witsStudents at Witswatersrand University, also known as Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa, have taken strike action in response to the announcement that tuition fees will be increased by 10.5%, accommodation costs by 9%, and upfront registration fees by 6%.


Morocco: The Communist 15 is out!

Written by In Defence of Marxism Thursday, 08 October 2015

communist-15The 15th issue of the Moroccan Marxist paper The Communist is out. In this issue you can read about: The attitude of Marxists towards elections, report from the 2015 IMT world school and the medical students protest in Morocco. Download the PDF of the issue here.


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