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Ebrahim Harvey

Decolonise science at your peril

Students who want to throw Western science out of universities need to rethink their ideas

​Humanitarian and union leader Phiroshaw Camay dies aged 69

He spent two decades working to strengthen civil society, after leading two trade unions.

This June 16, remember the Black Consciousness movement – and mourn its tragic demise

It's hard to ignore the tragic demise of a movement that held and had so much meaning and potential.

Vavi must account for his role in Cosatu’s demise

Ebrahim Harvey challenges the former leader of the labour federation to examine his role in its unravelling.

The rise of a new black racism in South Africa

We need to interrogate the intersecting race-class pendulum more to be able to see some very interesting omissions in our often very heated discourses

Numsa’s new federation still a pipe dream

In trying to set up a new alliance and workers' party, it seems the union has taken on too much.

Why the coloured vote has been so elusive for the ANC

With local government elections a few months away the relevance of this cardinal electoral question is striking.

Samwu – the union that’s trashing itself

The wildcat strikes by refuse workers in Jo'burg are a troubling sign of leaderless disorganisation.

Blackness ain’t what it used to be

The splintering of black people along political and class lines means they don’t speak with one voice, writes Ebrahim Harvey.

Racist rants expose Mngxitama

The former EFF MP is guilty of a crude reductionism that contributes nothing to a nonracial society

Factionalism saps the power of SA’s left

Debilitating internecine rivalry and squabbles give scant hope that a leftist realignment can succeed.

I cannot imagine the demise of the trail-blazing Mail & Guardian

No paper, the writer argues, has kept the ruling party on its toes as the M&G has done.

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