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Editorial: Unrest death count the highest in more than 180 years

We need a commission of inquiry to find the central characters in the tragic event that played out in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

Editorial: Last week’s unrest: Who is left to clean up the mess?

Once again, people of all races, religions and ages have come together to sort out the devastation that can largely be laid at the doorstep of our government

Editorial: This week has been precedent-setting

It will be hard to turn back the clock and get people to once again respect authority and the rule of law. The solution lies in a functioning state

Editorial: It’s done – but the Zuma saga will affect Ramaphosa’s long game

By the early hours of Thursday morning, Jacob Zuma was on one side of a cell door and the country he corrupted on the other. There is cause for reflection on both sides

Editorial: We have questions, Mr President

Stop those rambling family meetings, in which the public is treated like a child, and let us ask you questions

Editorial: Politicians fiddled, now Gauteng burns in a third wave

Our system is still not conducive for dealing with community transmissions. Harsher restrictions and constant lockdowns are not the answer

Editorial: We owe it to our youth to listen

The Mail & Guardian launched ‘Ask Yourself’, a podcast by M&G Listen on Youth Day.

Editorial: GDP focus trips South Africa up

There is ample evidence that trickle-down economics do not work

Editorial: Mkhize cannot lead us

A person who has himself been accused of corruption — more than once — is not the right person to steer the ship of national health insurance for South Africans

Editorial: A country built on cartels

This week, a Mail & Guardian investigation unearths what happens when the so-called construction mafia is allowed to run rampant in the country.

Editorial: The UN must regain its credibility

The body’s inaction during the Iraq war and Russia’s annexation of the Crimea makes it weaker when it comes to negotiation peace in the Middle East

Editorial: Collective bargaining headache

The state faces a dilemma: it made a three-year wage agreement with public servants in 2018, before the pandemic, but reneging on it now will undermine labour’s trust

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