el Kilombo: Radio Interview with Ashraf Cassiem


Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay

The Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

December 8, 2009

In post-apartheid South Africa, social movements are using direct action to fight privatization, displacement and police brutality. In an interview with KPFA’s “Against the Grain”, the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign’s Ashraf Cassiem talks about their work opposing neoliberalism on the ground, helping poor people to self-organize to fight eviction, turn back on water and electricity for which they cannot afford to pay, and resist the commodification of basic resources. Listen to the interview