New Agenda Issue 87

Rachael Nyirongo

Contents

EDITORIAL

POWER POLITICS,
and a ruling party at sixes and sevens

By Martin Nicol

LATEST FROM IFAA: YOUNG CLIMATE VOICES

BEN TUROK MEMORIAL LECTURE

WELCOME TO THE ERA OF FINANCIALISATION!
Global recycling of wealth to the US, transfer of property rights from the many to the few…

By Zunaid Moolla

MEET THE GUEST SPEAKER

REMEMBERING BEN TUROK

‘LET’S JOIN FORCES. LET’S COME TOGETHER. LET’S UNITE IN A COMMON STRUGGLE,’
to make this world a better place for our children and their children too

By Ari Sitas

ON DISPLAY:
A vision for a new international economic order

ELECTRICITY CRISIS

THERE MUST BE JUSTICE IN ‘JUST TRANSITION’?
The goal of energy security must be economic development for all

By Viv Crone

CLIMATE CHANGE

SOUTH AFRICA’S COP26 DEAL
Explaining what $8.5, billion means for a ‘just transition’

By Roland Ngam

NEWS FROM THE CONTINENT

DATELINE AFRICA
Events on the continent, 1 September to 6 November

ZONDO ON PARLIAMENT

DID WE WASTE R1.2 BILLION?
Or can Zondo return SA to where we were headed in 1994?

By Moira Levy

MIGRATION AND XENOPHOBIA

A HUMANE APPROACH TO MIGRANTS:
get real, let them in!

By David Lewis

COMMENT

THE SHREDDING OF THE MANDELA DIVIDEND

By Ari Sitas

BOOK REVIEW

CHASING FREEDOM:
Histories, Analyses and Voices of Student Activism in South Africa  Book Review

by Mugabe Ratshikuni

BEN TUROK MEMORIAL LECTURE FULL TRANSCRIPT

WE NEED A NEW NONALIGNED MOVEMENT
and the audacity to imagine a new international economic order

By Yanis Varoufakis