Student-worker uprisings, Athlone, Cape Town, 1985. Although Athlone is lodged in public memory as the site of pitched battles with the security apparatus, little has been said about the thinking that mobilised thousands of youth and community members into political action for a postapartheid society. Photograph: Dave Hartman. Courtesy of the UWC-RIM Mayibuye Archives

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