The Rise and Fall of Abahlali baseMjondolo, a South African Social Movement

  title={The Rise and Fall of Abahlali baseMjondolo, a South African Social Movement},
  author={Bandile Mdlalose},
  pages={345 - 353}
Many people are asking me about the fall of Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM), an organization that was the darling of academics, many journalists, documentary makers and Ph.D. students. Since 2013, it has gone very quiet on the ground, losing members and leaders, among them, me. It supported the pro-capitalist Democratic Alliance (DA) in the 2014 national elections. This is not what made AbM a darling of academics and left activists since 2005. Up until recently, in AbM they found people who would… 
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