Heading for twenty years into democracy, it is clear that South Africa needs a credible
So in the words of Amilcar Cabral. –
“Always bear in mind that the people are not fighting for ideas, for the things in anyone’s head. They are fighting to win material benefits, to live better and in peace, to see their lives go forward, to guarantee the future of their children. . .”
The Patriotic Alliance (PA) is a nonracial, non-sexist and democratic political party organising support across South Africa.
The PA positions itself as a champion of the people, with the understanding that while its principles may overlap with those of other parties, the PA is the political alternative that will bring tangible delivery of change in this lifetime for the majority of South Africans.
The PA will always identify with the masses so that economic emancipation for the disadvantaged is realised. But the PA will address this growing need by using sound principles of how to grow and manage a flourishing economy that rewards and encourages hard work, innovation and excellence, while creating opportunities for more people to express themselves in society and realise their potential.
The PA supports the economic empowerment of the poor and will develop and promote
policies and actions that lead to truly broad-based economic empowerment, with the understanding that those members of society who are part of the formerly disadvantaged
categories of persons designated by apartheid policy stand to gain the most from such