In, Out and Round-About: The variegated terrain of labour responses to the C-19 pandemic in SA

Jun 29, 2020

By Dale T. McKinley

Published in South Africa Labour Bulletin Vol.43, No.4 (June 2020).

In the overall context of this historic crisis, will survivalism and the more immediate meeting of basic material needs ensure that the working class remains, even in ever more differentiated and increasingly dispersed and functional forms, the key cog in a remade capitalist machine or, can the collective consciousness of the working class be shifted in order to underpin a new, revolutionary, anti-systemic politics and practice?