Bert Olivier
Bert Olivier is an honorary professor of philosophy at the University of the Free State, South Africa. As well as philosophy, he engages in productive explorations of disciplines such as architectural and psychoanalytical theory and film studies
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/ 28 November 2007

Sinister signs

When one starts noticing more and more signs that indicate that some of the pillars of the democratic organisation of society are being eroded, it should be a stimulus to all reflective citizens to stand up, or speak up, in defence of what one might call democratic space. I have in mind those signs pertaining to the place occupied by the media in a democracy, writes Bert Olivier.