Apr 3, 2018
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at her 80th birthday celebrations held at Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. Image: GovernmentZA/Flickr

A look back at Winnie Mandela's legacy

Gerry Caplan
In an article originally written in 1989, Gerry Caplan looks at the late Winnie Mandela's complicated legacy and involvement in anti-apartheid activism.
May 28, 2015
The MV Mari Marmara, part of the 2010 Freedom Flotilla, was boarded by Israeli m

The third Freedom Flotilla is ready to sail to Gaza

Wendy Goldsmith
Ehab Lotayef
In another attempt to break the illegal Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip, a coalition of many groups and organizations around the world are ready to launch Freedom Flotilla III.
Jan 7, 2014

Out of darkness, the light

David Suzuki
World events viewed in isolation may make it appear as though humanity is moving backward, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things.
Dec 17, 2013
Photo: Ted Eytan/flickr

Nelson Mandela, Rocky Jones and the revision of heroes

Stephen Kimber
What gets swept to the darkened recesses in legitimate and long overdue recognitions of figures like Nelson Mandela and Rocky Jones is the un-whitewash-able realities of their fights for justice.
Dec 16, 2013

Episode 150: Remembering Nelson Mandela

rabble radio
We dedicate the show to reflections on the life and work of Mandela from anti-apartheid activists, featuring excerpts from a special episode of Amandla from CKUT in Montreal.
Dec 5, 2013
photo: wikimedia commons

Nelson Mandela dead at 95

rabble staff
Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. Mandela was South Africa's first black president and help lead South Africa's transition from white-minority rule.
Jun 17, 2013

The world will be poorer without Nelson Mandela

Gerry Caplan
Gerry Caplan reflects on the powerful legacy left to us by Nelson Mandela. On the night of his release from prison in 1990, everyone celebrating knew there'd never be another night like it again.


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