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2006


The war on terror and the responsibility of resistance
George Galloway (British MP) (Durban, December 2006)

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The dirty work of democracy: Policing a country at war with itself
Antony Altbeker (Research Associate at the Institute for Security Studies and the Centre for the Study of Violence & Reconciliation) (Cape Town, November 2006)

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Socio-economic rights, the judiciary, and the developmental state
Zac Yacoob, Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, and Geoff Budlender, Advocate of the High Court of South Africa (Johannesburg, November 2006)

No Paper available

A call to leadership: The role of Africans in the development agenda
Njongonkulu Ndugane (Archbishop of Cape Town) (Durban, November 2006)

No Paper available

Has South Africa become a ‘juristocracy’? Or who runs the country?
Dennis Davis, Judge of the Cape High Court (Cape Town, October 2006)

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The media’s view of the state
Ferial Haffejee, Editor of the Mail & Guardian, and Mondli Makhanya, Editor of the Sunday Times (Johannesburg, October 2006)

No Paper available

The state and economic development in Africa: Challenges for post-apartheid South Africa
Dr Neo Simutanyi, University of Zambia (East London, October 2006)

Paper

Enhancing our freedoms: Education and citizenship in South Africa
Crain Soudien (School of Education, University of Cape Town) (East London, October 2006)

Paper

Newsroom culture and democracy: The dilemma of the new SABC
Anton Harber, Journalism & Media Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, and Aubrey Matshiqi, Centre for Policy Studies (Cape Town, August 2006)

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Beyond the developmental state
Prof Peter Evans, University of California, Berkeley (Johannesburg, August 2006)

No Paper available

Wars in the Middle East: What citizens movements can do
Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington (Durban, August 2006)

No Paper available

Vans, autos, kombis and the drivers of social movements
Dr Ashwin Desai, Centre for Civil Society (Durban, August 2006)

Paper

Black economic empowerment
Lionel October, Deputy Director-General Department of Trade & Industry (East London, July 2006)

No Paper available

The greatest threat to future stability in our country VS The greatest strength of Abahlali baseMjondolo movement, South Africa
Sbu Zikode Abahlali baseMjondolo movement (shack dwellers’ association) (Durban, June 2006)

Paper

Black economic empowerment: No change in the class position of workers
Roger Ronnie, General Secretary of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) (Grahamstown, May 2006)

Paper

Planning for the future: The energy question
John Walmsley, Hon President of the Institution of Nuclear Engineers (South Africa Branch) and Mike Kantey, Environmental lobbyist and Convenor of the Koeberg Alert Alliance (Cape Town, May 2006)

Kantey Paper
Walmsley Paper

The power of critical pedagogy
Prof Peter McLaren, Graduate School of Education, UCLA (Durban, May 2006)

No Paper available

The gender implications of the Zuma rape trial
Pregs Govender (Durban, May 2006)

No Paper available

Ethics and the professions
Prof Solly Benatar, Dept of Medicine / Bioethics Centre, University of Cape Town (Cape Town, April 2006)

Article

Is there still a denialism about HIV/AIDS in South Africa?
Fatima Hassan, AIDS Law Project and Treatment Action Campaign (Cape Town, March 2006)

Article
Paper pdf
Paper

Affirmative action and the perpetuation of racial identities in post-apartheid South Africa
Dr Neville Alexander, PRAESA, University of Cape Town (East London , March 2006)

Paper

Land and the agrarian question: What does this mean for South Africa today?
Associate Prof Lungisile Ntsebeza, Dept of Sociology, University of South Africa (Alice, February 2006)

No Paper available

Youth unemployment and education in South Africa
Dr Haroon Bhorat, Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town; Joy Papier, FET Institute, University of the Western Cape; and, Salim Vally, Education Policy Unit, University of the Witwatersrand (Cape Town, February 2006)

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