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    Editorial: ANC, learn from the private sector
    Editorial: ANC, learn from the private sector
    Within the past few days, former president Kgalema Motlanthe said it would be good if the ANC was voted out of office (good for the ANC, that is),...
    Editorial: Desensitised to rape
    Editorial: Desensitised to rape
    There is an anecdote in Redi Thlabi’s new book, Khwezi (which details the story of Fezekile Kuzwayo, the woman who accused Jacob Zuma of...
    Editorial: Cops are shooting down democracy
    Editorial: Cops are shooting down democracy
    In the Western Cape, a child is shot in the mouth by a police officer. Horrifying images are repeated all over the internet.
    Editorial: Biko's ideology must live
    Editorial: Biko's ideology must live
    In 1977, an apartheid minister of justice, Jimmy Kruger, announced that Steve Biko had died in his cell at a Pretoria prison after a week-long...
    Editorial: As media we must manage our bias
    Editorial: As media we must manage our bias
    When it is done best, it is done by curious, hard-working people who are neither bound by allegiances nor suffocated by existing narratives. Of all...
    Editorial: We must topple the hierarchy of suffering
    Editorial: We must topple the hierarchy of suffering
    A mudslide in the populous Mount Sugar Loaf in Freetown, Sierra Leone, has killed about 500 people in the past two weeks. Hundreds are still...
    Editorial: Dlamini-Zuma has no answers
    Editorial: Dlamini-Zuma has no answers
    To say that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was “chased away” from Marikana, as some media did this week, was an overstatement. It called to mind...
    Editorial: Impunity, not immunity
    Editorial: Impunity, not immunity
    So the M&G called it wrong last week when we put the headline “No immunity for Grace” on the front page. As it would turn out, by Sunday...
    Editorial: DisGrace – and a diplomacy one too
    Editorial: DisGrace – and a diplomacy one too
    It’s like Game of Thrones – without the dignity. The hit TV series has a lot of aristocrats perpetuating various forms of violence upon...
    Editorial: Can we spell accountability?
    Editorial: Can we spell accountability?
    Public Service Minister Faith Muthambi was supposed to appear before a parliamentary committee looking into claims that she flew 30 family members on...
    Editorial: Don't break the system for just one victory
    Editorial: Don't break the system for just one victory
    As this edition of the Mail & Guardian was going to print, two questions dominated the world news agenda: Just how much violence will follow...
    Women’s Month just proves it: Our leaders are trash
    Women’s Month just proves it: Our leaders are trash
    In an environment of systemic abuse, femicide and rampant inequality, there has never been much reason to celebrate Women’s Month. But rarely...