Andile Zulu

Political elites, not foreigners, are to blame for South Africa’s problems

What if we told foreigners to voetsek? We have fallen victim to the illusion of scarcity. And we are led to wrongly believe immigrants are a threat

Zuma vs Ramaphosa? Neither is the leader South Africans deserve

Neither statesman could command sufficient authority in an ANC that remains mired in corruption and infighting and at the behest of big capital

What is the future of black lives in historically white, elite schools?

These schools, to varying degrees, have an intense attachment to the values of authority and obedience — it is an attachment which numbs critical thought

Some black lives matter, others don’t

We condemn the killing of a black Americans, yet women, African foreigners and queer people are regularly abused and killed in SA

The myths that swirl around modern-day South Africa should be dispelled

Without an accurate understanding of the dilemmas which overwhelm us, our efforts to produce effective and far-reaching strategies or solutions for change will fail

Don’t wage war against SA’s poor

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed heavy-handed, brutal and, at times, lethal action by some members of the police

Even religious freedom has its limits

When a business decides who can or cannot buy their services or products, is this discrimination?

Men, get over the ‘monsters’ myth

They’re ordinary people and need to hold each other accountable for their actions so that all genders can feel safe

Citizens ache for new form of politics

Talking about a revolution is fitting given the state’s performance over the past 25 years

The idealism of #ImStaying has its limits

How does one cope with living in South Africa? Positive narratives and acts of charity that don’t tackle institutional problems aren’t enough

Are SA’s university professors a bunch of socialists?

A recent column by Ivo Vegter in the Daily Maverick posited that there is a ‘strong left-wing tendency in academia

The elite have stolen the will of the people

And we the people believe democracy, through voting, will deliver a messianic figure to rescue us

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