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  • Comment & Analysis

    Ensure the Working Class Summit is a GENUINE Parliament of the Working Class!

    Unite all Struggles Around A Launch Date for Workers Party

    On 10 and 11 May (provisionally), nearly three since it first met, the Working Class Summit (WCS) will reconvene. This has the potential to be an enormous step-forward for the working class, one for which the MWP has campaigned for more than two years.

    Saftu convened the original WCS in July 2018. 1,000 delegates attended representing 147 working class organisations drawn from trade unions, other worker campaigns, community groups and youth structures. At the time we described this gathering as “an historic step forward”. [click to read more]

  • Comment & Analysis

    A Reply to City Press’s Mondli Makhanya

    City Press Editor Mondli Makhanya’s article “Beware the Entryists of the ANC” reflects the growing alarm within society over the threats posed by the ANC’s RET faction. … Makhanya seizes upon an entirely superficial analysis, drawing a parallel between the reactionary political activities of the RET faction and the Marxist Workers Tendency of the ANC (MWT), forerunner of the MWP. By binding them together in the equivalent of a “doctrine of common purpose” to take over the ANC through the crime of “entryism” – he sows confusion. [click to read more]

STUDENT PROTESTS | Build an INDEPENDENT Mass Socialist Student & Youth Movement

Student & Youth

We believe that the vast majority of students will be watching the protests with sympathy, hoping for victories, but will be completely repulsed by the political affiliation and methods of those currently dominating the leadership.

Those students watching with itchy feet, eager to hit the streets, but currently holding back, as well as any genuine activists in Sasco, EFFSC etc. must make the call for the building of a new and independent mass socialist student and youth movement. This is the unfinished business of 2015’s #FeesMustFall. [click to read more]

EPWP

ANNIVERSARY | One Year Since EPWP and CHW Union Buildings Slave Revolt

The Marxist Workers Party is marking the one year anniversary of the Gauteng Community Health Workers and EPWP workers’ march and sleep-over at Union Buildings. This took place on 12 and 13 February last year, during Ramaphosa’s 2020 “State of the Nation Address”. The action at Union Buildings last February was, we believe, the most significant workers’ movement event of 2020. [click to read more]

Capitalism’s ANC Crisis

Capitalism's ANC Crisis

Zuma Ousted

Inside two months following his election as ANC president, Cyril Ramaphosa has realised the ambition he reportedly set himself whilst still at high school – to become the country’s president. [click to read more]

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  • In the Marxist Workers Party we argue that the many women and young people radicalised by the struggle against gender oppression and GBV should look towards a united movement of the working class. It is only the working class which has the power to fundamentally transform society, abolishing capitalism and the class inequalities that gender oppression is rooted in. [click to read more]

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#FeesMustFall & the Struggle for Free Education (2015-17)

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