Durban’s bedtime stories: Abahlali baseMjondolo’s struggle continues

Published in Pambazuka News 2009-12-16, Issue 462.

In a house in a leafy Durban suburb, lightly festooned with Christmas decorations, a TV is playing the Adam Sandler movie ‘Bedtime Stories’. Across scenes of gumballs falling from the sky and Roman gladiator races, our hero tries to get ahead through wish fulfilment. Predictably, his dreams don’t come true in quite the way he hoped.

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