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Andrew Verrijdt

Andrew Verrijdt

    Dear MTN and Vodacom, don't dictate to us how to use the internet
    Dear MTN and Vodacom, don't dictate to us how to use the internet
    By trying to bully services like WhatsApp and Skype, MTN and Vodacom are unlevelling the online playing field.
    Sex fallacies must be laid to rest
    Sex fallacies must be laid to rest
    The school curriculum doesn't cover having 'good' sex, so the youth consult their phones.
    SA should pull out of Winter Olympics in Russia
    SA should pull out of Winter Olympics in Russia
    The world should not let Russia get away with its brazenly abusive stance on homosexual people, writes Andrew Verrijdt.
    Net censorship won't stop child porn
    Net censorship won't stop child porn
    Local legislators should not follow the UK prime minister's ill-advised plan, says Andrew Verrijdt.
    Teens have sex. Get over it
    Teens have sex. Get over it
    Attempting to legislate against teen sexuality is just not going to work, says Andrew Verrijdt.
    The right to life – and death
    The right to life – and death
    However much we abhor the idea, the choice is personal and should be respected
    Mental health dossier has more than a dose of madness
    Mental health dossier has more than a dose of madness
    The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is one of the most important documents in all of medicine, psychology and psychiatry.
    There is a crisis, minister
    There is a crisis, minister
    There are ways in which teachers can compensate for government's incompetence.
    Suffer the sense of belonging
    Suffer the sense of belonging
    Recent allegations about the rape initiation of a pupil at a rugby camp raises the question of why such practices exist in our supposedly modern era.
    Apartheid psychology persists in schools
    Apartheid psychology persists in schools
    Few people realise how far South Africa's education system has come since the dawn of democracy in 1994.