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Vishwas Satgar

Vishwas Satgar

    It's up to us to make sure Zuma goes
    It's up to us to make sure Zuma goes
    The nightmare of the Jacob Zuma presidency has its roots in the South African Communist Party-led (SACP) bandwagon to displace the neoliberal Thabo...
    What #ZumaMustFall and #FeesMustFall have in common
    What #ZumaMustFall and #FeesMustFall have in common
    There is a rather one-sided, reductive and commonplace perception that South African President Jacob Zuma is a dangerous man. Included in this is an assertion that the...
    Break the food chain to build our humanity
    Break the food chain to build our humanity
    Food is essential to the human condition. Food politics have shaped world history. It was central to the shift from nomadic to settled societies...
    The climate is ripe for social change
    The climate is ripe for social change
    In a surprising departure from the corporate-controlled narrative on...
    'Numsa moment' leads left renewal
    'Numsa moment' leads left renewal
    The post-colonial left in Africa has been savagely defeated over the past few decades. Southern Africa in particular was a Cold War battleground,...
    'No!' tells the ANC enough is enough
    'No!' tells the ANC enough is enough
    Pick up any newspaper or tune into any radio broadcast and, before long, you are likely to hear discontent about...
    We need a truly transformative democracy
    We need a truly transformative democracy
    Who is a “democrat” today? The simple answer would be most of us. It would seem street protesters in Greece, Brazil and Egypt as well...
    New times require new democratic left
    New times require new democratic left
    The contemporary world order is in transition. The ideological sway of neoliberalism is receding, but has not disappeared. The underlying structural changes of a world remade in the image of finance capital are still wreaking havoc with markets and economies rocked by instability....
    On a road to nowhere
    On a road to nowhere
    The Gauteng government's public transport summit, convened by its Transport Minister Ignatius Jacobs this week, was a crude bluff. In the context...
    On a road to nowhere
    On a road to nowhere
    The Gauteng government's public transport summit, convened by its Transport Minister Ignatius Jacobs this week, was a crude bluff. In the context...