Gerson Tjihenuna

Namibia sorely in need of leftist ideological sanity

Kae Matundu-Tjiparuro Last Saturday the Activist School hosted a day-long seminar with renowned activists and ideologues like Lucy Edwards-Jauch, Gerson Tjihenuna and Shaun Whitaker from the Marxists Study Group. The seminar attracted participants from far afield as the Zambezi region, predominantly young people with a healthy balance of gender. It is encouraging to see such a blend taking a keen interest in the debate or/and seminar unpacking the virtues and vices and/or merits and demerits of Socialism versus Capitalism. Especially in a country like Namibia, that while emerging from Colonial Capitalism, have been seeming a-ideological if not unideological and anti-ideological.…
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