Already somewhat outdated by all the international(ist) union, labour and social movement activity since 2011, this paper hopefully updates previous such essays of mine. If not, please tell me.
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A few months ago, some Cosatu supporters in South Africa were aspiring to a 'Lula Moment', referring to the apparent combination in Brazil of industrial growth, financial success and social welfare - a combination with which the CUT confederation has been identified.
Today I searched for the presence of Brazil's CUT union centre (an ally of Cosatu) within the outburst of social protest against fare rises, political corruption and inflation, at a time…Continue