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.
As we shine the light on women this month, on their contributions and how they have and continue to shape histories, on how they mold the present and influence our futures in remarkable ways, let us remember the women who are fighting battles where they find themselves. These are women who will not be given […]
The Forge spoke to Monica Laganparsad, Associate Editor at New Frame to find out about the movement for democracy in eSwatini and to get the full story of New Frame journalists Magnificent Mndebele and Cebelihle Mbuyisa’s detention and torture at the hands of eSwatini security forces.
Through this programme, The Forge hopes to highlight the radical contribution women have made to shaping our struggle and resistance movements; the enormous contribution made by women to care work, and the significant strides that have been made by women in the fight for working class liberation. Panellists: Dr Lyn OssomeSenior Research Specialist and Feminist […]
Dr. Vashna Jagarnath is a director of both Pan Africa Today and Friends of the Workers. She is also Deputy General Secretary of the Socialists Revolutionary Workers’ Party and works in the office of the General Secretary of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.