Millions back mass action

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While the low level of participation in the ANC’s mass action campaign in July led much of the media to describe it as a flop, the week of action beginning on 3 August was undeniably a success. It began with the biggest stayaway in South African history – an estimated four million workers heeded COSATU’s call on both Monday and Tuesday – and climaxed on Wednesday with over 70 000 ANC supporters rallying at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. In addition, workplace and community centred actions occurred throughout the country. Jesse Fenichel gives the details.

 

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