Mugabe: The Old Man and the Coup

Shawn Hattingh looks at the fall of Robert Mugabe from power in Zimbabwe, arguing this will not bring liberation as it doesn’t confront an entrenched ruling state, capital and imperial elite. This article was first written for South African anarchist organisation Zabalaza. Robert Mugabe, the longstanding authoritarian ruler that has waged a war against Zimbabwe’s

Crisis within Crisis, Zimbabwe: As we manufacture our own oppression

In this article originally written for South African anarchist group Zabalaza Anarchist Communist  Front (ZACF), Leroy Maisiri talks about his experience returning to the crisis-beset State. Maisiri previously wrote about rising working-class rebellion in the country in Where to now, Zimbabwe? I have been home for exactly 13 days. For the sake of finding a fitting analogy