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Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa is correct in attacking the policy, which has not served its intended purpose

Joseph Mathunjwa gave capitalism a stinging rebuke when he delivered a televised speech at the recent sombre commemoration of the Marikana massacre, which happened eight years ago when a wage dispute escalated into the killing of 34 mineworkers in a hail of police bullets.

Mathunjwa, president of SA’s most militant trade union, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union , was in fine form on August 16 when he attacked mining capitalists for exploiting workers in platinum and gold mines.A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.

 

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