ANALYSIS | Saftu map to ruin: as the leaders bicker, the workers starve
The trade union federation’s national congress this week was yet more proof of the dire state of SA leadership
The events of this week at the Birchwood Hotel, known for hosting political events of importance, have brought into sharp focus questions about the state and quality of political leadership in SA.
This is where Cosatu splinter trade union federation Saftu gathered for its second national congress to chart a new path and strategy on how to champion the interests of workers.
In the good old days such events were known for debates on matters of substance, earning them the “festival of ideas” moniker. ..