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Thousands flock to United Democratic Front launch

Thousands of people and about 400 organisations from all over the country came to the lauch of UDF and messages of supports from all organisations nationwide and abroad were received.

Three presidents for coalition of the people

The United Democratic Front a political coalition of 400 labour, political, civic, church, women's and students' organisations opposed to the government's constitutional proposals - was launched near Cape Town

Nothing's positive in apartheid, says Boesak

Allan Boesak address at the National Launch of the United Democratic Front held in Cape Town "nothing's positive in apartheid".

Strategic issues in the struggle for national liberation in South Africa

Paper examining reforms introduced by the government and whether they are adequate to initiate change in the country: provision for the legal recognition of Black trade unions, abandonment of the legal reservation of certain jobs for Whites only, spread of Africans into white collar jobs, concess

The United Democratic Front: a workerist response

Article discussing the nature of UDF and the discussion making of UDF.

Obituary of Yusuf Dadoo

Obituary of Yusuf Dadoo. 3 typewritten pages with handwritten corrections

Planning for peoples war discussion document

Discussion document on planning for a peoples war. Covers the armed struggle, people's revolutionary violence, uprisings in the Bantustans, the enemy armed forces and arming the people.

Legal analysis of Nkomati Agreement

Paper by Kader Asmal on the Nkomati Accord. Analysis of the agreement from an international legal perspective, to provide assistance to the National Executive Committee of the ANC in its international campaign.

The occupation of the British Consulate in Durban, the Anderson visit and the role of the United Democratic Front in the international struggle against apartheid

Discussion paper by the United Democratic Front on its stand regarding the international struggle against apartheid, the British Consulate occupation and the Anderson visit.

New ball-game in South African politics

The launching of the United Democratic Front in Cape Town marked the beginning of a new ball-game in South Africa.

The Black Conciousness Movement and social research

This article contains a discussion about the Black Consciousness philosophy and includes a discussion about Bantu education and Christian National education

The SACC and the Government

Article about the meeting of delegates from the South African Council of Churches and the South African Prime Minister and his associates which raised some crucial issues

The future society as seen by the Black People's convention

The first of a number of articles dealing with a kind of society that BPC envisages. This particular article scans the total policy outlook, at the heart of which is a reminder that we are striving for the attainment of an open society.

Submission on the question of foreign investment in South Africa

This is the article about the submission on the question of foreign investment in South Africa submitted to Swedish Commission on November 30, 1977.

Foreign African labour in South Africa

African National Congress paper on foreign African labour in South Africa.

The Birth of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa

One day in July 1968 a group of students formed a separate caucus at the annual conference of the University Christian Movement being held outside Stutterheim in the Cape Province.

The Nederduitse Gereformeerde Sendingkerk

Article discussing the role of the Dutch Reformed Church in effecting social change and justice in South Africa.

Black Conciousness: an appraisal

The article discusses whether the Black Conciousness Movement arose as a result of the influence of an ideology or as a reflection of the real needs and pre-occupations of the people.

The situation in Afghanistan

The Situation in Afghanistan: statement issued by the Central Committee of the South African Communist Party, January 1980, discusses Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and appeals for solidarity with the 'revolution' in this country

Consultation of SA church leaders on racism in South Africa, Hammanskraal, 11-15 February, 1980

Article containing confidential background information on a consultation of South Africa church leaders on racism in South Africa, presented at Hammanskraal 11-15 February 1980.

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