Embassy protesters are blind to the world around them
Members of the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) can be seen demonstrating outside the embassy of the United States of America in Pretoria, 23 January 2020. The picket is part of an international campaign against American imperialist aggression, Pretoria, 23 January 2020. Picture: Jacques Nelles
The SACP – and many in the ANC – are still living in the past of the Cold War when their patron, the Soviet Union, loomed large.