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A protest organised by the Congress of South African Trade Unions in South Africa. The question is: on whose behalf does the union movement advocate? Phillip Magakoe/AFP via Getty Images

South Africa’s way forward: abandon old ideas, embrace bold experimentation

In this moment of crisis, South Africa urgently needs decisive action. But all too often South Africans of all political stripes seem trapped in stale discourses.
Warehouse workers at an Amazon facility in Bessemer, Ala., recently tried, and failed, to form a union. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves

Research shows labor unions help lower the risk of poverty

A study found that poverty rates among households with at least one union member were significantly lower than nonunionized households.
A 16-year-old’s academic performance impacts their future outcomes on every level, educational, professional and emotional. Jim Wileman / Alamy Stock Photo

How race, sex and class combine to affect school results

The data shows that attainment gaps in English education at age 16 cannot be attributed to any single factor.
The migrant worker crisis was a disaster waiting to happen. Manoej Paatee/Shutterstock

India’s pandemic exodus was a biological disaster and stranded migrant workers should be classified as internally displaced

India had the legal ability to classify migrant workers as internally displaced and offer them protection, but instead they were marooned and left to the mercy of fate.
A section of Quarry Road informal settlement in Durban after severe flooding in April 2019 where research was undertaken by local scientists. Catherine Sutherland

Reuters’ Hot List of climate scientists is geographically skewed: why this matters

Climate change science dominated by knowledge produced in the global North cannot address the particular challenges faced by those living in the global South.
Makeshift shops have mushroomed as people try to make ends meet amid South Africa’s excessive unemployment. Hobermunemployment. an Collection/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Stereotypes about young jobless South Africans are wrong: what they’re really up to

Many unemployed young people are engaged in a variety of economic activities. These may not necessarily be recognised as a form of self employment or informal employment.

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