By Slowvers Moosa, 14 November 2013
One might wonder and ask why should the people from all walks of life and from all corners and races of South Africa judge the ANC?
This is because the congress came together and declared through the freedom charter that this is the South Africa that they want. A South Africa for all who live in it. A South Africa for equal rights and equality before the law and a South Africa were the wealth beneath the soil of the land shall be stored to the people as a whole and be used to uplift the living standard of the people as a whole, a South Africa for equal opportunities and quality education and friendships among all races of our land.
In 1994 the ANC had an opportunity to implement the freedom charter and indeed Mandela implemented the freedom charter.
That is why today we are free with opportunities to study and become what we want to be and enjoy a free and democratic South Africa with political rights which we did not have in the times of apartheid. The ANC is even proud to have created a black middle class with white friends and the black capitalists’ bourgeoisie.
Is this what the congress of 1955 wanted to see in South Africa? Is this what the freedom charter wants to achieve in South Africa? If the answer is yes, then it will mean that the freedom charter is a document of human rights, demands and political rights. With no real transformation of a society.
The answer is no the freedom charter is a revolutionary document of the people of South Africa in its revolutionary nature it demanded a radical change of the political and economical system of the apartheid government. The ANC by choosing to ignore the economic policy of the freedom charter the ANC makes the freedom charter a document of human rights ,demands and political rights that does not seek to bring real transformation to the people as a whole(BLACK AND WHITE). The congress of 1955 in kliptown will judge and punish the ANC for this.
In 1994 the ANC chose to radical transform the apartheid political system and keep the apartheid economic system in place and in full function. Today 20yrs in democracy the ANC with the apartheid economic system which they do not show any political will to radically transform it. Why? Because they do not want the owners (white ppl) of the structure to be uncomfortable with the radical change demanded by the freedom charter. The congress of the ppl of 1955 will judge and punish the ANC for this.
The ppl of South African were forceful subjected to slavery and servitude by the apartheid government thru its economic system that deprived them the economic benefits which they work hard for. Why will you want to keep that system for 20yrs without transforming it?
That is why the Congresses of the ppl in 1955 in kliptown demanded a radical transformation of the apartheid economic system by saying that the wealth and mineral resources beneath the soil of our land must the restored to the ppl as a whole. And the banks and monopoly industries be transferred to the ownership of the ppl as a whole. This is the revolutionary nature of the freedom charter and even today the freedom charter demand the transformation of the apartheid economy.
The ANC did not do this in 1994. Are they doing if today? Are we going to experience a second revolution, under the ANC WHICH WILL LEAD TO ECONOMIC FREEDOM IN OUR LIFE TIME?
IF NOT, THE CONGRESS OF THE PPL OF 1955 WILL JUDGE AND PUNISH THE ANC. FOR FAILING TO IMPLEMENT THE ECONOMIC POLICY OF THE FREEDOM CHARTER.
we must understand that under mandela the political context was difficult Mandela had to lead a political transition from apartheid to democracy. political transitions are very difficult sometimes they fail and lead to war and collapse. That is why mandela did not implement the whole freedom charter and brought a political transformation of apartheid system which was freedom to us which we enjoy today.Mandela was successful in dealing with a political transition. And we apreciate and honor for him for that.but we must be careful of mandelas comprimises and CODESA economic arrangement which is responsible for the lack of freedom charters economic policy implimentation.
However those who followed him did not want to use this political power to continue the struggle to set us free from economic oppression by transforming the apartheid economy they enjoyed tenders and being co- opted into white dominated economic structures thru BEE deals and corruption. That is why today the black majority is suffering bcos the ANC is turning away from the economic policy of the freedom charter. The congress of the ppl of 1955 will judge the ANC for this.
THAT IS WHY CHRIS HANI SAID. THE CODESA NEGOTIATIONS DOES NOT MEAN THAT THE PPL OF SOUTH AFRICA MUST STOP THE STRUGGLE.CHRIS HANI MEANT ALUTA CONTINUE AFTER THE REALIZATION OF POLITICAL FREEDOM.THOSE WHO UNDERSTOOD HIM KILLED HIM.
In conclusion it must be understood that the freedom charter is not the revolutionary document of the ANC but it is the document of the ppl of south Africa and the ppl of south Africa who are economical oppressed today must rise up and demand the implementation of the economic policy of the freedom charter. If the ANC BECOMES DEAF TO THE PPL AND THEIR CHARTER.
We the ppl of south Africa must fight and defeat the ANC and put in a government of the ppl that will implement the charter of the ppl of south Africa.
For the youth the freedom charter inspire us to fight for economic freedom in our life time and the implementation of the economic policy of the freedom charter in our life time.
EFF is the way. lets us not try to claim an easy victory in our life time
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