The Forge exists to facilitate the genesis, presentation and analysis of radical ideas from Pan-African, socialist, feminist and other progressive perspectives. It is a space for the expression and discussion of ideas, and for the development of solidarities that embrace not only socially authorised intellectuals but also intellectuals in popular organisations.
The Forge and uHlanga Press invite you to the launch of Ilifa by Athambile Masola and of Unam Wena by Mthunzikazi A. Mbungwana. In Ilifa, her first published collection of poetry, Athambile Masola gifts us with an isiXhosa that is written as it is spoken – as a language that is urban, alive, and is a reflection of our own unique time […]
The Forge and Melinda Ferguson Books are happy to invite you to the launch of Nation on the Couch by Wahbie Long. Nation on the Couch “explores life in our beloved country through the lens of psychoanalysis. By focusing on the idea of a ‘political unconscious’, it argues that there is much to be learnt […]