Radical economic transformation carries on regardless

The radical economic transformation faction of the ANC may be in or it may be out, but radical economic transformation in the form of the national democratic revolution remains the party’s overriding policy. Although the communications media studiously ignore this policy – as they also studiously ignore communist influence in the ANC –the deputy president, David Mabuza, stated a few weeks ago that the ANC has to continuously renew itself in order to lead the ‘national democratic revolution’.