Daily Archives: 07/12/2013

Principles of Mandela Hidden from the Media

“Mandela was a political activist and agitator… Before and after his release from prison, he embraced an unabashedly progressive and provocative platform.   As the world remembers Mandela, here are some of the things he believed that many will gloss … Continue reading

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UK Conservatives Against Mandela

In spite of heartfelt speeches some right-wingers may have given regarding Nelson Mandela, “we mustn’t let those who opposed Mandela’s struggle pretend they didn’t”. Many Western party leaders “described his organisation as terrorist”, believed sanctions were wrong, and “wore T-shirts … Continue reading

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US Conservatives and Mandela

In the USA, “the conservative movement… took great pains to condemn and demonize Mandela and the African National Congress, doing all they could to undermine the economic boycott of South Africa and the anti-apartheid movement.” Reagan, for example, “placed the … Continue reading

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In Honour of Mandela, the Struggle Must Continue

“Mandela was no god, no saint, but a man of the people. He reaffirms that people born of humble beginnings can rise and achieve extraordinary feats. Victory is possible against all odds.   He was loved for his honesty and … Continue reading

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