Ahead of Parliament adopting the Budget tabled by Finance Minister Toto Mboweni, on 10 March 2021 more than 200 civil society organisations, trade unions, social movements and concerned individuals have added their voices to a growing call for Parliament to reject the budget. We believe that this budget is unconstitutional, and in our open letter to members of parliament, we have demanded that our elected representatives overturn the budget.
Fight Inequality Alliance to global leaders and IMF, World Bank: Radical action needed to supercharge the fight against inequality
PRESS RELEASE: As the World Bank and International Monetary Fund hold their Annual Meetings and the G20 Finance Ministers meet this coming week, grassroots activists from across Asia, Africa and Latin Americas and the Caribbean are rallying online today to tell world leaders that radical action is needed to ‘supercharge’ the fight against inequality.
THE FIGHT INEQUALITY ALLIANCE SA MARKS OCTOBER AS A MONTH OF ACTION
Covid-19 has made clear the failures of the state’s neoliberal project. At the end of October, the Minister of Finance will announce the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) where he will speak about an “economic recovery”. We know too well that this “recovery” will just be another way to favour the rich and powerful while the rest of us are made to suffer.