ILRIG Political Schools
We host annual Political Schools to facilitate movement and relational building within and between activist formations based on progressive values and politics.
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Webinars & Public Forums
We host monthly webinars to create a space to respond to and debate topical issues facing workers and communities. Prior to COVID-19, these took the form of Public Forums at Community House in Cape Town.
Covid-19 Working Class Campaign
ILRIG is involved in the CWCC, which meets regularly to develop and plan a working class response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the State’s approach to lockdown.
Workers World News
Workers World News is ILRIG’s quarterly publication which covers stories relevant to working class and community struggles.
The International Labour Research and Information Group (ILRIG) is a support organisation dedicated to research, education, training, the production of popular materials, and the provision of reflective spaces for working class movements in South and Southern Africa.
ILRIG and COVID-19
Find out more about our approach to the COVID-19 pandemic and how our work has changed in relation to lockdown.
Vacancy: Researcher Educator
The International Labour Research and Information Group (ILRIG) is an NGO based in Cape Town and in Johannesburg. ILRIG provides popular educational...
Scapegoating ‘illegal foreigners’ is no answer to South Africa’s historic, home-grown crises
By Dale T. McKinley Published in Mail & Guardian To paraphrase the official dictionary definition, scapegoating is the act of blaming a person,...
South Africa needs a more grounded, climate-conscious media
By Dale T. McKinley Published in Daily Maverick For the vast majority of the world’s population, climate change has become an ever-more integral,...
Public Forum: Understanding today’s Global Capitalist Order
A discussion with the author of The Capital Order: How Economists Invented Austerity and paved the way to fascism. Speakers: Prof. Clara Mattei |...
[Webinar] ESKOM Crisis: Is there still a place for Public Ownership?
THIS EVENT HAS PASSED. Watch the Webinar recording below. https://youtu.be/MxpvDnnoYA0 This ILRIG webinar is a contribution to the ongoing debates...
The Building Women’s Power Curriculum & School
The Building Women’s Power project is a program within ILRIG developed to support self-organized formations and activists to promote feminist...
Workers World News Issue 124
Welcome to the first edition of Workers World News for 2023. Even though this is officially the first full, ‘post-COVID’ year, the first...
THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN TRANSITION
This is the first of ILRIG’s two-part series – ‘Handbook of Struggle’. The starting point for this series is an understanding of the crucial...
The Climate Crisis and Global inequality The struggle for environmental justice can no longer be delayed. The world is experiencing climate...