This is the daily circulation of the Communist University, dated for the day on which it is to be sent out. It includes documents received from different organisations, notices of events, study texts, and a selection of items from the press. Click on an item to read it. To see the covering message that goes with these despatches, go to

Aid Without Mercy
2006-12-31, Aid without mercy, Hilary Keenan, 21st Century Socialism

21st Century Socialism
2006-12-30, Stand up for Herod, Uri Cohen, Counterpunch
2006-12-30, US policy and gangsterism in Somalia, Justin Raimondo, Anti-War
2006-12-30, Blood Trail of Luis Posada Carriles, Brittany Bond, Counterpunch
2006-12-30, How to search with Google

God of Changes
2006-12-29, SACP New Year Message
2006-12-29, Corruption is biggest threat says SACP, News24
2006-12-29, BIG for SA poor on COSATU agenda, Amy Musgrave, Business Day
2006-12-29, COSATU claims victories in year 2006, Bonile Nqiyaza, The Star
2006-12-29, SADTU, COSAS statements on 2006 matric results, way forward

The Revolution Cannot Lie
2006-12-27, Ethiopia declares war on Somalia, SAPA, IOL
2006-12-27, In Somalia, a reckless U.S. proxy war, Salim Lone, Intl Herald Trib
2006-12-27, Raul Castro gives a taste of his frank style, Taipei Times
2006-12-27, A Jeep Trip with Fidel, Saul Landau, Counterpunch

Astroturf Christmas
2006-12-25, Tat Wolfen attacks Cuba in Saturday Star
2006-12-25, Imperialist aggression, Sunday Independent blames victims
2006-12-25, The Capital of Salvadoran Memory, Jeffrey Gould, Counterpunch
2006-12-25, Media Release Lists Page form for groups all together

Ends And Beginnings
2006-12-22, COSATU assessment of 2006
2006-12-22, All aboard the gravy train, Ashwin Desai, Mail and Guardian
2006-12-22, YCLSA National Committee elected at 2nd National Congress
2006-12-22, Youth Power for Socialism, YCL 2nd National Congress outcomes

2006 Still Alive And Kicking
2006-12-21, COSATU to Con Court, appealing SCA RusPlat v CCMA judgement
2006-12-21, SADTU response to Olive Shisana of HSRC re teachers, sex and money
2006-12-21, SANCO censors its ousted president, Sapa
2006-12-21, PUDEMO Media Advisory re 6th General Council 061221-23
2006-12-21, YCL post-Congress media briefing

Message Of The Medium
2006-12-19, United States of Cruelty, William Blum, Counterpunch
2006-12-19, Skype team turns its attention to television, Financial Times
2006-12-19, SACP Gauteng Arts and Culture Newsletter December 2006
2006-12-19, SETA-SAQA framework needs resolution, Renee Grawitzky, B Rep

Revolution Not Succession
2006-12-18, Ministerial business links, business spouses, Terreblanche, Mtshali, Sindy
2006-12-18, Hogarth on social ties, 061217 Sunday Times
2006-12-18, Bruising battle on road to Limpopo, Xundu and Harper, Sunday Times
2006-12-18, Vavi - Dont you dare, Brown, Mde, West, Musgrave, Weekender
2006-12-18, Tokyo cried and became a media darling, Jacob Dlamini, Weekender
2006-12-18, London pickets focus on fresh SA atrocity, Terry Bell, Business Report

History Is Not Neutral
2006-12-17, Filming Fidel in 1968, Saul Landau, Counterpunch

Not Yet Uhuru
2006-12-16, Handing over of Sikhumbuto at Freedom Park, 16 December 2006
2006-12-16, COSATU GS Zwelinzima Vavi to YCL National Congress 15 Dec 2006
2006-12-16, Israel, What are you going to do now, Virginia Tilley, Counterpunch
2006-12-16, COSATU NW response re flats privatisation, Mafikeng and Rustenburg
2006-12-16, SADTU on 16th Commonwealth Teachers Conference 061215
2006-12-16, WWMP 3-month Media Internship, Cape Town, from 070201

Road to Socialism
2006-12-15, Build YCL as SA political school for communism, Blade Nzimande
2006-12-15, Cuban Army General LEOPOLDO CINTRA FRIAS, CV

Bulelani and Phumzile
2006-12-14, Prosecutors Gone Wild, Paul Craig Roberts, Counterpunch
2006-12-14, COSATU 1st Dep Pres Sdumo Dlamini to SANCO Congress
2006-12-14, Detailed Programme of YCLSA Congress 061213-17

Gautrain Exposed
2006-12-13, Gautrains Murky Waters, Umsebenzi Online, 13 December 2006
2006-12-13, COSATU 1st Dep Pres Sdumo Dlamini to SANCO Congress 061213

Polo Cinta Frias
2006-12-12, Rebuild mass fronts for educational transformation, Blade Nzimande
2006-12-12, Excerpts in memory of our Cuban comrades
2006-12-12, Freedom Wall to be handed over to Mbeki, SABC

COSATU Slams Mbeki
2006-12-11, Cosatu slams Mbeki over racism, News24
2006-12-11, Cosatu slams Mbeki on ministers with business interests, Star
2006-12-11, Pahad finger-wagging is abuse of power, City Press
2006-12-11, Enemy of the state, Mpumelelo Mkhabela, City Press
2006-12-11, Penny drops on futile war, Robert Fisk, Sunday Independent
2006-12-11, Government forces vs Islamic militiamen, Lenins Tomb

Point Man Missing The Point
2006-12-10, Remarks by Bush and Mbeki at Photo Opportunity, White House
2006-12-10, Lonely at the top, Mondli Makhanya and Hogarth, Sunday Times
2006-12-10, Racism behind Gautrain saga says Mbeki, Amy Musgrave, Weekender
2006-12-10, The ANC, ANC leaders, BEE, and corruption, T Mbeki, ANC Today
2006-12-10, Mlambo-Ngcuka UK trip costs taxpayers R4,55m, IOL
2006-12-10, COSATU Statement re T and G dispute with SA House London
2006-12-10, SA High Commission embarrassing, IOL

History Of The Struggle
2006-12-08, Union steps up fight for SA embassy recognition, Morning Star
2006-12-08, T and G presses SA House for recognition Politics-co-uk
2006-12-08, Zwelinzima Vavi, 061207, Tracing the Footsteps of COSATU
2006-12-08, COSATU condemns rise in lending rates
2006-12-08, SACP Yusuf Dadoo District march for transport, against evictions

All Down To Boksburg
2006-12-07, Umsebenzi Online, V 5, No. 69, 061206, YCL, SA School for Communism
2006-12-07, How will this year be remembered, Shubane, Johnson, B Day
2006-12-07, ANCYL response to reports of fresh Zuma probe
2006-12-07, Email from S Star News Editor Willem Steenkamp, 6 Dec 06
2006-12-07, Directions to Boksburg Civic Centre Hall

Prick Up Your Ears
2006-12-06, Who's afraid of Virginia Schmidt, Willem Steenkamp, The Star
2006-12-06, Apartheid Israel, Virginia Tilley, Counterpunch

Take Take Initiative
2006-12-05, COSATU 21st Anniversary programme, Boksburg, Dec 7
2006-12-05, Mphandlana needed five stitches, Makhosi Magongo, Times of Swaziland
2006-12-05, Swazi debate is fired up, Michael Schmidt, Saturday Star

2006-12-04, Vishwas Satgar, Public Statement on Conduct of Dominic Tweedie
2006-12-04, SACP provincial leader slams Nzimande, Moipone Malefane, S Times
2006-12-04, Daggers drawn in SACP, Rapule Tabane, Mail and Guardian
2006-12-04, SACP Tribute on reburial of the body Cde Moses Mabhida

Amafela Ndawonye
2006-12-03, Zwelinzima Vavi, COSATU Tribute to Moses Mabhida

Freedom Season
2006-12-03, Zim Freedom Festival, Xarra Quad, 12h00-19h00, Sat 9 Dec
2006-12-03, Political Diary, extracts, Vukani Mde, Business Day Weekender
2006-12-03, A Fruitful New year to you all, From Ron Press
2006-12-03, Who are ANC members, What do they think, ANC Today
2006-12-03, SADTU slams DoE for inefficiency and failure to pay teachers
2006-12-03, Construction worker buried alive, News24

Pikoli! The Musical!
2006-12-01, New twist in prisons scandal, Basson and du Plessis, Beeld
2006-12-01, Mbeki man named in irregular tender report, IOL
2006-12-01, DCS scandal has Simmers links, Julius Cobbett, Moneyweb
2006-12-01, COSATU 21st Anniversary all-day seminar 09h30 7 Dec 2006

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