[Marxism] NUMSA Declaration breaks with ANC/SACP leadership as "Allies" of Capital
mnwps at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 21 12:20:27 MST 2013
Apropos, I forgot to add, this United Front appears to be (from my perspective) the
beginnings of a gravitation towards a 'Social Union' South African style. At least, one in
more on 'Social Unions' at...
From: mnwps at hotmail.com
To: marxism at greenhouse.economics.utah.edu
Subject: NUMSA Declaration breaks with ANC/SACP leadership as "Allies" of Capital
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2013 18:59:45 +0000
A breach has opened up in the traditional relationship between organised labour and the ANC/SACP in South Africa. The following declaration is calling for the creation of a 'Movement for Socialism' and a clear move away from the pro-capital position of the ANC and the SACP both in government.
Of particular interest is the demand in the declaration for a United Front
"Establish a new United Front.
NUMSA will lead in the establishment of a new United Front that will coordinate struggles in
the workplace and in communities, in a way similar to the UDF of the 1980s. The task of this
front will be to fight for the implementation of the Freedom Charter and to be an
organisational weapon against neoliberal policies such as the NDP. For this to happen our
members and shopstewards must be active on all fronts and in all struggles against neoliberal
policies, whether these policies are being implemented in the workplace or in
full text of declaration at NUMSA website.http://www.numsa.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/SNC-Declaration-final-copy.pdf
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