Nelson Mandela and his team, along with global pressure, may have succeeded in hastening the end of apartheid - but did class 'apartheid' replace racial apartheid in one of the most unequal societies in the world? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZpv8yTe3bw#t=26 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKDrRdfvUg8 Was the radical...
Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has claimed that the country's recent presidential election was "fraudulent and stolen". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-E6XM4eLnQ A ruling party spokesman conceded there were problems with voter registrations and the electoral roll, but that was not sufficient to...
This was what happened when Komas organised a screening of 'No Fire Zone', a documentary about the events leading up to the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka when thousands of people were killed in extra-judicial executions...
Student activists have handed over a memo to the Home Affairs Ministry in Putrajaya this afternoon demanding reforms to the police and the resignation of Home Affairs Minister Zahid Hamidi. Four representatives from among the activists were allowed...
President Hugo Chavez who has passed away reduced poverty and income inequalities in Venezuela, empowered his people through participatory local democracy, and built a bulwark against neoliberalism in Latin America. See below for a video discussion of his legacy....
The Workers' Party has upset the PAP in the Punggol East by-election, its candidate polling 54 per cent of the votes cast. Check out the wild celebrations by WP supporters. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ia7mKh7CDA?rel=0&w=600&h=450] It appears that the wave of pro-reform...
Now this guy makes more sense than certain politicians we know. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdpdWzSEHRY?rel=0&w=450&h=253]
Live discussion of the implications of the US presidential elections. Ordinary Americans now have to build movements to put climate change, sustainable development, universal healthcare and workers' rights at the top of the agenda.
Tariq Ramadan said that Islam and democracy are not incompatible, but we should be careful about economic and cultural colonisation. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIdxynPW1e8?rel=0&w=470&h=264] Democracy without socio-economic justice and cultural independence was no democracy, he said. He warned that while people may elect...
There is a lot more than meets the eye in global politics. And now there are attempts to rewrite history. John Pilger comes up with another revealing piece.

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