With local government elections a few months away the relevance of this cardinal electoral question is striking.
The wildcat strikes by refuse workers in Jo'burg are a troubling sign of leaderless disorganisation.
The splintering of black people along political and class lines means they don’t speak with one voice, writes Ebrahim Harvey.
The former EFF MP is guilty of a crude reductionism that contributes nothing to a nonracial society
Debilitating internecine rivalry and squabbles give scant hope that a leftist realignment can succeed.
No paper, the writer argues, has kept the ruling party on its toes as the M&G has done.
As the political sands shift, Ebrahim Harvey questions whether Cosatu and the SACP will support Cyril Ramaphosa for the ANC presidency.
Over the years, bitter factionalism has torn at the labour federation and caused deep fissures.
The never-ending political scandals are ultimately killing the hopes of the poor majority.
The secretary general must take some blame for the spectacular rise of Amcu and the EFF.