Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • Labour brokers: Study finds positive and important role

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    This article was originally drafted by Stef Terblanche and the South Africa Node of the Millennium Project, excerpting from as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Searchlight Process. For more Searchlight content on, please click here. As the debate on the role of labour brokers [in South Africa] rages on, a new study by a […]

  • Peace March in South Africa

    BRICS Reports: Riding Out The Storm

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    This article is part of a cooperation between Future Challenges and the Sustainable Governance Indicators (SGI). SGI’s new study “Change Ahead? Sustainable Governance in the BRICS” examines policy making in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. We’ve asked five of our bloggers to tell us what they think about the reports. At the […]

  • South Africa and the Ghosts of Marikana

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    Roughly six weeks after 34 striking miners were gunned down by police at the Marikana platinum mine in South Africa, the strikes are over and the miners have all gone back to work, having finally agreed to terms on a pay increase slightly lower than their original demands.  The dust […]