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Marikana culprits continue to profit while workers suffer?
#1 Dear Friend, welcome to the inaugural edition of the Bench Marks Bulletin. We hope to give you an insight
is some mining more illegal than others?
#2 Dear Friend, this edition focuses on artisanal mining or Zama Zama, in the face of police shooting in the
The country is literally burning from climate change?
#3 Dear Friend, the month of November is usually filled with news and expectations of various kinds, in particular the
Battle of ideas for an egalitarian society continues
#4 Dear Friend, this first edition in 2022 brings news of the departure of the founding Executive Director of the
…dislocated from their lands, traditions on false promises
#5 Dear Freind, this second edition of 2022 sees the Foundation trying to consolidate its resources and committing to do
South Africa - The Most Unequal Country in the world?
#6 Dear Friends , there is so much happening now, and the year has just truly finished its first quarter.
When the waters subside talk of land and housing
April 2022 Dear Freinds welcome to our April edition, which reaches you on 27 April 2022, designated as Freedom Day
Justice is what love looks in public
May 2022 Dear Friends, welcome to our May edition of the Bulletin, featuring the regular sections as we reflect on
Urgent : Corporations must stop externalizing their costs onto society
June 2022 Dear Freinds, in this June edition we learn of the plea of young leaders in this Youth Month,
10 Years Since Marikana, The Death of South African Innocence
July 2022 Dear Friends, the July bulleting focuses on ongoing critical reflections around the 10th anniversary of Marikana, the struggles
Nothing has changed for the better things are worse
August 2022 Dear Friends, the August bulletin once again has much to think and reflect upon. In the last few
Heed the call from frontline workers and communities
September 2022 Dear Readers, this edition focuses mainly on Jagersfontein as well as the Bench Marks Foundation Annual Conference, organised
The abc of mine closure
October 2022 Dear Friends, on 18-19 October, the Bench Marks Foundation held its annual conference on the burning issue of
Hot air from political and corporate elites worsens climate catastrophe?
November 2022 Dear Hassen, November always seems to have too much to say and do. In this edition, we deal
Power concedes nothing without a demand
January 2023 Dear Friends, in this first edition of 2023, we will talk of the nominated head of the board
What does social justice mean to you?
February 2023 Dear Friends, what does social justice mean for you? The theme of Social Justice Day 2023 is Overcoming
The native found himself a pariah in his land
March 2023 Dear comrade, this edition attempts to cover our usual features and kicks off with the commemoration of the
To rebuild hope we must rediscover ubuntu?
April 2023 Dear comrade, this bulletin focusses on Anglo America Corporation because at the time of publishing it would have
Clean drinking water sanitation fundamental human rights
May 2023 Dear Readers, June 16, 1976 will forever be remembered as the year of resistance to apartheid. Thousands were
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