By Patrick Bond
Socialism and Democracy, 2014
Vol. 28, No.2, 183-214
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Betrayal: turning against the movement, giving information to its enemies, or accepting the validity of unwarranted enemy arguments. This, then, is simultaneously the most hopeful and sobering set of lessons from internationalism following apartheid. The challenge is for the next South African left to tackle. Undoubtedly the strongest component of South African democratic eco-socialism in the 2015– 19 period, before the next general election, is the metalworker breakaway union as it attempts to forge solidarity with local community, social and environmental activists.
Careerism through parasitism: exploiting information gained, without reporting back or turning benefits back to the base; . technicism or legalism: sometimes necessary to contest the enemy’s technicism, but sometimes incapable of comprehending realities, usually causing premature deradicalization; . divisiveness: favoring or profiling certain factions or individuals, often in a sectarian way; . hucksterism: romanticizing and overstating the importance of the movement/struggle; . score-settling: importing researchers’ petty internecine rivalries, and causing degeneracy in movement politics as ego-clashing replaces open, honest debate; .
Patrick Bond, “Global Economic Volatility and Slap-Dash Repairs to the International Financial Architecture,” in M. Vernengo, G. Epstein and T. Schlesinger (Eds), Banking, Monetary Policy and the Political Economy of Financial Regulation (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2014). 68. Patrick Bond and Azwell Banda, “South African Workers Tackle Neoliberalism,” Against the Current, November-December 2009, and Samantha Ashman and Nicolas Pons-Vignon, “Political Rupture in South Africa and the National Union of Metalworkers,” Global Research, February 2014.