Articles by Terry Bell

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Fawu’s withdrawal from Cosatu shows Mama Ray’s legacy lives on

"The union is yours"

By Terry Bell - 5 September 2016
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Elections, the SABC and the unions

More than a touch of irony that Solidarity and Bemawu took SABC to court, while Cosatu-aligned union cozied up to management

By Terry Bell - 1 August 2016
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Phyllis Ntantala-Jordan dies at 96

Fighter for women's rights dies in US

By Terry Bell - 19 July 2016
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ANC and the subversion of democracy: history repeats itself

There's nothing new in the imposition of candidates against the will of the majority

By Terry Bell - 25 June 2016
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Fire fighting should never be privatised

Lessons to be learned from the strike in Canada

By Terry Bell - 20 June 2016
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Sadtu denial gives ammunition to union bashers

Deeper investigation into "posts for sale" scandal needed

By Terry Bell - 6 June 2016
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Marx and the search for alternatives

Economic crisis prompts new interest in Marxism

By Terry Bell - 18 May 2016

A confusion of unions

Talk is of unity, but actions are divisive

By Terry Bell - 11 May 2016
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Wife of station bomber dies

Ann Harris Wolfe (Pearson), 1938-2016, was the wife of John Harris, the only man classified white to be hanged by the apartheid state for political crimes

By Terry Bell - 18 April 2016
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Is Zuma threatening to fragment the country?

Ominous Melmoth meeting suggests he is

By Terry Bell - 11 April 2016
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Lessons in state capture from the Broederbond scandal

The ANC investigation into the Gupta scandal needs to be treated with caution

By Terry Bell - 29 March 2016
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Why unions joined Gordhan’s roadshow

Federations attempt to "save the country"

By Terry Bell - 22 March 2016
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One step closer to replacing COSATU?

A new labour federation hopes to trigger a workers' party

By Terry Bell - 14 March 2016
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The real message of International Women’s Day

The intentions of the women who founded it have been distorted

By Terry Bell - 7 March 2016
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Gordhan versus the unions versus the rating agencies

Despite murmurs of support there are signs that unions are unhappy with the budget

By Terry Bell - 28 February 2016
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How trade unions reacted to the Sona

Much point-scoring with the one good proposal lost in the noise

By Terry Bell - 22 February 2016