This letter by Moses Kotane, which was written in Cradock to the Johannesburg District Party Committee of the South African Communist Party, argues that the party must root itself in the African context.
An erudite scholar, complex writer and revered teacher, Peter Hudson bequeathed the enduring value of learn and teach, teach and learn. Through him, countless people learnt to be better thinkers and better people too.
By hand, land, prison and sea, enclosure preceded the industrial revolution, leading Karl Marx to describe it as the original form of accumulation, “written in letters of blood and fire” that gave birth to capitalism.
Peter Hudson recalls the thought and work of Rick Turner, the radical philosopher and trade unionist assassinated in Durban in 1978, focusing on how his philosophical orientation always revolved around action.