Interview for the ‘Presidential Project’ on the history of the struggle in South Africa

Corrected transcript of interview conducted on 5 September 2003 by Jabulani Sithole, Martin Legassick and Thozama April

Was South Africa sold out in 1994? — the economic choices at the time of the transition

Text prepared for a public debate with Ronnie Kasrils, organised by Equal Education and held at the University of Cape Town, 31 October 2013

1977-1980 SACTU, Workers’ Unity and the ANC

Page contains the first 14 issues of SACTU’s Workers’ Unity (1977-9), a perspective called Looking Forward (1978), and an explanation (1980) of the policy differences that resulted in my removal as editor and the suspension of four from the ANC

1981-1990 Inqaba ya Basebenzi

Issues 1-28 of Inqaba ya Basebenzi — journal of the Marxist Workers’ Tendency of the ANC (1981-1990) [some issues, more to be added …]

1981- Theoretical supplements [to be added …]

Supplements published by Inqaba ya Basebenzi from 1981 [to be added …]

1982 South Africa’s Impending Socialist Revolution

Perspective of the Marxist Workers’ Tendency of the ANC, March 1982

1982 – Buthelezi and the ‘commie plot’

Since 1979 we had been openly critical of the receptiveness of ANC leaders in exile to overtures from Inkatha’s Mangosuthu ‘Gatsha’ Buthelezi. Johannesburg’s Golden City Press reported his response on 18 April 1982.

1985 Expulsion from the ANC

Letter from the Secretary General of the ANC informing me of my expulsion – something of which I (and the others expelled with me) had no prior notice and no opportunity to be heard.

1988 What We Stand For

A short programmatic statement by the Marxist Workers’ Tendency of the ANC in English, Zulu, Setswana, Sesotho, Xhosa and Afrikaans, April 1988

[More to be added …]