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H&M’s offensive advert is just one thread in the rotten fabric of a deeply racist industry

15 January 2018 - 5:15pm

Written by Thulsi Narayanasamy & Marienna Pope-Weidemann for Open Democracy

 

Will those angered by the H&M advert also support the fightback by the brave and resilient women of colour who produce H&M's clothes for poverty wages?

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Forgetting Marikana: What does Ramaphosa’s rise mean for poor South Africans?

15 January 2018 - 5:00pm

Written by Saranel Benjamin for African Arguments

As director of Lonmin, the multi-millionaire saw miners striking for a living wage as criminals.

 

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