Zabalaza

Landless People's Movement Attacked in Soweto

Maureen Mnisi (centre) of the Landless People's Movement in her shack in Soweto.

The Landless People's Movement (LPM) has been attacked in Soweto, Johannesburg. Their partners in the Poor People's Alliance (PPA), Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM) were attacked in Durban in September last year. Information is still sketchy at this point but it could well be that the attacks are part of a broader crack down on popular movements by the African National Congress.

Resistance not ballots; mass organisation not authoritarian leaders

No Land! No House! No Vote!

The Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front issue a call for fidelity to the Poor People's Alliance 'No Land! No House! No Vote' campaign as the 2011 elections loom in South Africa.

The Need of Our Own Project by Organisación Socialista Libertaria (Argentina)

A short piece advocating specific organization ("Especifismo") from an Argentinian group.

South Africa: ZACF statement of support for public sector strike

Statement of support by the Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Federation (southern Africa) for the public sector strikes which are currently sweeping South Africa.

Interview with southern African anarchists, 2004

A detailed and interesting interview between Black Flag magazine and members of the South African Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Federation covering their organisation, and the situation for workers in South Africa at present.

1816-1939: Syndicalism in South Africa

A short history of radical trade unionism, class struggle and race in Southern Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries.