Place a collective wager on the hope for a better future

Individualistic values, reflected in everything from the the prosperity gospel and capitalism to social media influencers, may be overcome when we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic

Jair Bolsonaro: the president who ‘ordered his country to die’

The Brazilian president broke self-isolation, despite being exposed to Covid-19, and has encouraged his supporters to do the same, while his health minister battles to contain the crisis

South Africa could use a communist party

The SACP is not building socialism, or even social democracy. Sadly, it has become just another party advancing the politics of patronage

Future of the left in South Africa. Left? What left?

There is no left-wing representation at any level and to start one needs clear thought

What South Africa can learn from Brazil

As the fallout from Lava Jato shows, we must be wary of factionalism in the fight against graft

South Africa is suffering from the plague of political amnesia

Politicians depend on our ability to forget their worst transgressions in order to manipulate the public discourse

SA not immune to the global state of untruth

Falsehoods spread through media and politicians serve to polarise, destabilise and depoliticise

It’s not right for SA’s left to reject elections

Elections can be used to build a movement that advances a democratic socialist alternative

Why South Africa needs Democratic Socialism

South African politics urgently needs an injection of electoral energy from the left, that speaks in a language that resonates with voters

South Africa is ripe for right-wing populist movements

The emergence of parties such as the African Transformation Movement signals a worrying trend

Bolsonaro’s three-month rule a disaster

Even the rats are jumping ship as the economy flounders amid poor governance decisions

South Africa’s not that different from Brazil

South Africans could embrace an authoritarian state if the government fails to address current social and economic issues

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Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

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