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Link: “We Should Never Forget South Africa’s Marikana Massacre”

Original post found at: https://jacobin.com/2022/08/marikana-massacre-strikers-police-housing-lonmin-platinum-mine/

Ten years ago this month, 34 striking mine workers in South Africa were slaughtered by police on live TV. The Marikana massacre exposed the deep ills of the postapartheid status quo — and the urgent need to build working-class power in the country.

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