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Zimbabwe – it’s not all about who gets which Ministry

30 Nov 2008, By

A lot of the coverage of Zimbabwe in the news deals with two issues – how ghastly life in Zimbabwe is (eg the latest outbreak of cholera); and how Mugabe and Tsvangirai are squabbling over which Ministry their parties get. These are not unimportant issues (the main argument between ZANU-PF and the MDC is over who controls…

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Union campaigning laid foundations for Obama campaigning

30 Nov 2008, By

I’ve just come across an interesting article in the US radical journal In These Times, by Randy Shaw, called Origins of the Obama Machine. It recounts some of the campaign history of the United Farm Workers (UFW) in the 60s and 70s in California, and shows how their campaigning work presaged the Obama campaign’s real innovation…

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