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Jared Sacks

Jared Sacks

    'A riot is the language of the unheard'
    'A riot is the language of the unheard'
    On August 17, three years and one day after the Marikana Massacre, the University of Cape Town awoke to a changed campus. This was not the kind of...
    Symphony Way – the road that bridges fury and hope
    Symphony Way – the road that bridges fury and hope
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    ANC and DA discover common ground
    ANC and DA discover common ground
    The ANC and the Democratic Alliance always bicker over the cause of land occupations and who promotes them for political gain. Yet looking at their...
    Yom Kippur: Why we, as Jews, are fasting for Gaza
    Yom Kippur: Why we, as Jews, are fasting for Gaza
    The fast is a...
    A 'self-hating' Jew's guide to answering Zionist talking points
    A 'self-hating' Jew's guide to answering Zionist talking points
    I grew up being indoctrinated by Zionists throughout my life. As a child, I was told that the state of Israel is somehow "necessary" to prevent...
    Avert forced removals by giving the rich's land to the poor
    Avert forced removals by giving the rich's land to the poor
    The outcry over this past week's brutal eviction of shack dwellers in Lwandle, outside Cape Town, has prompted new Minister of Human Settlements...
    Reports of CPT homeless 'work camps' alarming
    Reports of CPT homeless 'work camps' alarming
    The Cape Argus on Friday published a shocking exposé on a new City of Cape Town plan to rid the city centre of people who...
    No gods, no masters: A reply to Andile Mngxitama
    No gods, no masters: A reply to Andile Mngxitama
    Over the past few months, a range of personas have been projected onto Julius Malema. He has been called everything from South Africa's Robert...
    New SA-Irish film explores the complexity of globalised society
    New SA-Irish film explores the complexity of globalised society
    Indie film The Good Man, made as an innovative crowd-funded film by Ireland-born Phil Harrison, offers a view into seemingly disconnected...
    'Shock and awe tactics' used on shack dwellers
    'Shock and awe tactics' used on shack dwellers
    On April 27, while political parties were spending fortunes to celebrate freedom, the shack dwellers' movement Abahlali baseMjondolo commemorated – or "mourned" – what it called UnFreedom Day in Sweet Home, the shack settlement in Philippi on the Cape...
    Threats are bad; white supremacy is worse
    Threats are bad; white supremacy is worse
    While this is not the first threat that Mr Mngxitama has made on my safety, he is not a racist; he is just often intolerant of differing opinions...
    Biko would not vote for Ramphele
    Biko would not vote for Ramphele
    We South Africans like to rely on heroes to save us, to save our souls and to save our country. Our latest self-appointed hero is Mamphela...