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Andile Zulu

We have become spectators in our own democracy

The discontent we feel must mobilise citizens towards agitating for radical change, not aimless rebellion

Condemnation of UCT lecturer misses context

Groups slam UCT professor’s Hitler comment without an understanding of the lecture’s purpose

Do monarchies in Africa serve their people?

We must ask difficult questions about our cultures and begin reinventing our futures, writes Andile Zulu

The heavy price of pushing masculinity

In the frantic pursuit of patriarchal ideas of manhood, boys often lose their ability to love — this paves the way for cruelty and violence

No one should be as rich as Elon Musk

The reactions to Elon Musk’s billionaire status are evidence that far too many South Africans have not fully grasped the destructive consequences of inequality. Entrepreneur...

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?

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