The trade unions must understand that they are not dealing with a government that is antagonistic towards blacks. They are dealing with a government that is pro-black and represents people who live in poverty-stricken areas such as Gugulethu and Khayelitsha. 

It is union members’ money that is being used to give well-fed workers at Eskom and SAA the large salary increases they demand each year. Those who threaten to bring our fledgling democracy to its knees should be arrested and charged with treason...

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