Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM)
For survivors of Johannesburg building fire, justice must include dignified housing

While a commission is probing the uSindiso building fire, that killed 76, social justice organizations have amplified calls to address the severe lack of affordable housing

Dilemmas of Humanity conference in South Africa debates road to socialism

During the different interventions and discussions by participants, the conclusion was clear that socialism and socialist solutions are the only way to overcome these issues and build a better world for all.

“Democracy must be built from below”: left leaders reflect on what true democracy looks like

Left leaders and researchers from India, South Africa, Venezuela, Morocco, and the US discussed the need to build people’s democracy

Pasar de la retórica a la acción para construir el socialismo

En el segundo dia de la III Conferencia Internacional Dilemas de la Humanidad, líderes discutieron los retos y las tareas principales para organizar la clase trabajadora

Moving from rhetoric to action to build socialism

On the second day of the III International Conference Dilemmas of Humanity, leaders discussed the key challenges and tasks to organize the working class.

People’s movements around the world will gather in Johannesburg to dream up a socialist future

South Africa prepares to host historic conference on dialogues towards socialism featuring 500 political leaders, intellectuals, and members of mass movements

As death toll in Libya skyrockets, many charge NATO’s 2011 overthrow of government with responsibility

The crumbling infrastructure destroyed during the recent cyclone is a result of the illegal destruction of a sovereign state, some say

Johannesburg fire is the result of neglect and discrimination against poor and workers

Thapelo Mohapi, General Secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo, talks about the neglect of the poor and working people that led to at least 77 deaths in a recent fire in Johannesburg. He also explains the rampant xenophobia in the aftermath of that horrific tragedy

AbM South Africa A year after the assassination of its leaders, South Africa’s Abahlali baseMjondolo continues to advance

Lindokuhle Mnguni, the chairperson of Abahlali baseMjondolo’s eKhenana commune, was killed in August last year, only months after the murder of its deputy chairperson Ayanda Ngila, and that of another activist, Nokuthula Mabaso. The commune and the movement keep their memory alive by consolidating their work

Abahlali baseMjondolo vows to continue struggle for justice following sentencing of Ayanda Ngila’s killer

On July 24, a court in Durban, South Africa sentenced the man who killed the deputy chairperson of Abahlali baseMjondolo’s eKhenana Commune, Ayanda Ngila, last March. Ngila was among four leaders of the shack dwellers movement who were assassinated in 2022 alone.

Dilemmas of Humanity “There can be no justice until capitalism is removed from the Earth”

As the ‘Dilemmas of Humanity: Pan African Dialogues to Build Socialism’ conference kicks off in South Africa, peoples’ movements and organizations have convened to discuss concrete strategies for a united struggle against the violence of capitalism and imperialism 

Charting a Socialist path for Africa

200 delegates from political parties and people’s movements have gathered for the “Dilemmas of Humanity: Pan African Dialogues to Build Socialism” conference. The delegates talk about why this conference is important and the socialist path forward for the challenges faced by the continent