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Editorial

    Editorial: ANC’s tiny step on abuse
    Editorial: ANC’s tiny step on abuse
    For an organisation that fought for a nonracist, nonsexist South Africa, and that is now in power and thus able to make policy to build a transformed nation, the ANC is woefully lacking in policy on sexual harassment....
    Editorial: New dollar may be too late for Zim
    Editorial: New dollar may be too late for Zim
    Since abandoning the gold standard, most modern currencies are based on trust.
    Editorial: Our moment of reckoning is now
    Editorial: Our moment of reckoning is now
    There’s a universally accepted joy in being a child. Or at least, there should be. Perhaps the only aspect that can compete with the wonder that...
    Editorial: The politics of bullshit
    Editorial: The politics of bullshit
    The Economic Freedom Fighters once made a stab at intellectual credibility. Perhaps smarting from the comments about leader Julius Malema’s poor...
    Editorial: Oil find a mixed blessing
    Editorial: Oil find a mixed blessing
    The oceans cover 71% of the Earth. They seem infinite; the kind of place it’s possible to dump waste, endlessly harvest fish and drill for...
    Editorial: The sad fact is the state is ripe for picking
    Editorial: The sad fact is the state is ripe for picking
    In his book Lost in Transformation: South Africa’s Search for a New Future since 1986, Professor Sampie Terreblanche censured the ANC...
    Editorial: Wealthy must pay their taxes and cut the crap
    Editorial: Wealthy must pay their taxes and cut the crap
    The Mail & Guardian remains an equal opportunity connoisseur of the silliness of politicians. ANC politicians, bless their Bosasa-Gupta-shaped hearts, continue to provide us with enough evidence that silliness is still a prerequisite for public office....
    Editorial: PIC wakes up at last
    Editorial: PIC wakes up at last
    The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) executive for listed investments, Fidelis Madavo, was suspended just before he was to appear at the...
    Editorial: United States puts the global order at risk
    Editorial: United States puts the global order at risk
    There was a time, not so long ago, when the United States regularly made and unmade political leaders in Latin America, an area of the world that...
    Editorial: Corruption in politics and business kills people
    Editorial: Corruption in politics and business kills people
    When people are corrupt, other people die. This is not how politicians and companies like to talk. Instead, words such as “chowing” have...
    Editorial: Big-man politics again blots out the Congolese
    Editorial: Big-man politics again blots out the Congolese
    According to the United Nations, more than 800 000 people have fled the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for safety elsewhere in Africa. A...
    Editorial: We are not so free that we can afford to relax
    Editorial: We are not so free that we can afford to relax
    Since the ANC’s national elective conference at Nasrec in December 2017, the party has made all the right noises about stamping out corruption,...