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Patrick Craven’s The Battle For Cosatu: An Insider’s View soon to be published

Patrick Craven is one of the few fundamentally decent people in our politics – Stephen Grootes, Daily Maverick/EWN

The Battle For CosatuSoon to be released by Bookstorm – The Battle For Cosatu: An Insider’s View by Patrick Craven:

Patrick Craven came to South Africa after having studied at the University of Sussex, where he was involved in the anti-apartheid movement. Craven was variously the Director of the Workers’ Library and Museum in Johannesburg, the editor of The Shopsteward magazine, and Cosatu’s National Spokesperson from 2006 to 2015.

In the book, Craven recounts happenings of the last five tumultuous years of the biggest and most powerful labour federation, leading up to the expulsion of Numsa and Zwelinzima Vavi from the federation.

The Battle For Cosatu is an essential current affairs title that comes at a complex moment in South Africa’s political, social and economic life.


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