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Cape winelands: Why the farmworkers defied Cosatu

  • Jared Sacks
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    Jared Sacks

    Jared Sacks is a founder of the Children of South Africa. Since 2007, he has been living in Cape Town working directly with communities supporting their efforts to build authentic grassroots social change. He has worked closely with a range of poor people's social movements. He is also the compiler of the anthology No Land! No House! No Vote! Voices from Symphony Way.

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Photo: Supporters arrive to listen to the leader of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party, President Jacob Zuma, addressing the party’s final pre-election rally in Johannesburg, South Africa, 31 July 2016. EPA/CORNELL TUKIRI

LGE2016 debate: Problem, WHAT problem? The numbers look good to us, ANC tells Parliament

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan, the Hawks head Lieutenant-General Mthandazo Ntlemeza. (SAPA)

BREAKING: SARS Wars Endgame – Hawks order Pravin Gordhan and others to “present” themselves

By Marianne Thamm
A handout picture provided by the Bundesregierung on 22 August 2016 shows Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (C), French President Francois Hollande (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) during a press conference at the end of their meeting on the Italian military ship 'Garibaldi' near Ventotene Island, Tirreno sea, Italy, 22 August 2016. The leaders of Italy, France and Germany went to one of the birthplaces of European unity in a symbolic bid to relaunch the European project following Britain's decision to leave the EU. EPA/Guido Bergmann / Bundesregierung / Handout HANDOUT EDITORIAL

While you were sleeping: 23 August 2016

By John Stupart
Photo of Raymond Suttner by Ivor Markman.

Op-Ed: Does the ANC face defeat in 2019?

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: Wayde van Niekerk (C) of South Africa on his way to win the men’s 400m final of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 14 August 2016. Van Niekerk set a new World Record time of 43.03 seconds. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Analysis: Olympics success shows SA could be an Olympic powerhouse. Over to you, Sascoc.

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: The new Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba (Greg Nicolson)

Mayor Herman Mashaba: We’ll bring change to Joburg

By Greg Nicolson
Photo by Jan Klívar via Flickr.

Cricket: The poor sods just can’t catch a break

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: President Jacob Zuma jokes with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the National Conference of the  African National Congress (ANC) in Bloemfontein December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Zuma takes charge of state-owned entities – but where does this leave Ramaphosa?

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Caster Semenya of South Africa on her way to win the women's 800m Final race of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 August 2016. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Sport and gender: Can of worms, open

By Marelise van der Merwe
Zsofia Foldhazi from Hungary falls off horse Christino during the Show Jumping of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Modern Pentathlon events in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 19 August 2016. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

While you were sleeping: 22 August 2016

By John Stupart
Photo: Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema (L) and DA Parliamentary Leader Mmusi Maimane are seen during a debate in Parliament on President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address, Wednesday, 18 June 2014. Picture: GCIS/SAPA

Young Blood vs Dead Wood: Where are the ANC’s Maimanes and Malemas?

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: The ANC’s Parks Tau, DA’s Herman Mashaba and EFF’s Floyd Shivambu at Daily Maverick’s The Gathering, 11 June 2016, VodaWorld, Midrand. (Greg Nicolson)

Battleground Metros: Joburg’s D-Day dawns

By Greg Nicolson
Photo of LGE2016 by Greg Nicolson/Daily Maverick.

Video: Between the Lines – what do the election results mean?

By John Matisonn
Photo: ANC WC secretary-general Faiez Jacobs. Photo by Denvor de Wee, Netwerk24.

J’Oppose: Welcome to the club – opposition lessons from the ANC Western Cape

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Trapped in Shadows, by Helen Harrop, via Flickr

Health-E News: Mission impossible? Replacing abuse with empathy

By HEALTH-E NEWS
Photo: Athletes of South Africa walk into the Maracana Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 05 August 2016. EPA/SERGEY ILNITSKY

South Africa’s Olympians offer hope and inspiration

By Antoinette Muller
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Video: Evita's Free Speech, Ep.52 – Evita shows her gold, pin number and password!

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
Photo: Leader of South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party, Mmusi  Maimane, addressing some of the thousands of people who attended the parties final pre election rally in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, 30 July 2016.  EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

Analysis: Jesus comes to Gauteng. The DA will need him.

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 20/08/2016. Mari Rabie (RSA) of South Africa competes. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Rio 2016: USA's Jorgensen wins women's triathlon gold medal, SA's Rabi ends 11th

By AFP
Photo: Cars drive below a road toll in Johannesburg October 7, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Sanral unfazed by foreign firm collecting e-toll fees

By News24
A handout picture provided by the pro-opposition activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC) on 18 August 2016 shows an injured child, reported to be Omar Daqneesh, a five-years old Syrian boy, sitting in an ambulance after an alleged airstrike hit a house in Aleppo, Syria, 17 August 2016. According to pro-opposition activists and medical staff, at least eight people were killed, including five children, and several injured in an alleged airstrike in the rebel-controlled Aleppo neighborhood Qaterji. EPA/ALEPPO MEDIA CENTER

While you were sleeping: 19 August 2016

By John Stupart
Photo: President Jacob Zuma at the ANC Youth League National Conference 26 November 2013 (Greg Nicolson)

Dispatches from Alternate Reality: Zuma and ANCYL lead the way to ANC 2017 conference

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: Johannesburg current executive mayor Parks Tau and his likely successor, Herman Mashaba, debated at Daily Maverick’s The Gathering, 11 June 2016. (Greg Nicolson)

Battleground Metros: Wave of DA mayors set to include Herman Mashaba in Johannesburg

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Judge Siraj Desai (Photo: BDLive)

Public Protector stakes: And then there were Five – will ANC favourite Judge Siraj Desai storm to a win?

By Marianne Merten
Photo: IFP Leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi arrives on the red carpet for the 50th anniversary screening of the film 'Zulu' in Leicester Square, Central London, Britain, 10 June 2014.  EPA/WILL OLIVER

KwaZulu-Natal: Opposition Big Three get ready to stand up to the ANC

By CYRIL MADLALA
Main photo: EFF’s Julius Malema, Godrich Gardee and Floyd Shivambu brief the media on the outcome of coalition negotiations resulting from the 2016 local government elections in Alexandra. (Greg Nicolson)

Battleground Metros: The day the EFF punished the ANC

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: (From left to right) Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigators Matthews Sesoko and Innocent Khuba and head Robert McBride in court on Wednesday 16 March 2016. Picture: Barry Bateman/EWN.

House of Cards: IPID head of investigations summarily dismissed

By Marianne Thamm
Original photo: Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema (L) and DA Parliamentary Leader Mmusi Maimane are seen during a debate in Parliament on President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address, Wednesday, 18 June 2014. Picture: GCIS/SAPA

Battleground Metros: Broad DA-led coalition – supported by EFF – poised to take over from ANC

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Demonstrators march to the Durban International Conference Centre, in Durban, South Africa, 18 July 2016 The protest on the opening day of the 2016 International AIDS Conference, is over essential treatments for HIV/AIDS. EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

Analysis: Tackling the deadly duo of TB and HIV/Aids in South Africa

By Marelise van der Merwe