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Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser

    'The Lost Boys' speaks to us all
    'The Lost Boys' speaks to us all
    Mark Minnie was 12 years old in 1972 when he was raped by 17-year-old twins, Bryce and Mickey. They lived in the same neighbourhood.
    Beware Cyril’s whispers in the dark
    Beware Cyril’s whispers in the dark
    Obviously, silly season is upon us. Put differently, politicians will be doing their best to try to lure you to vote for them with all sorts of...
    Nothing fuzzy about complexity
    Nothing fuzzy about complexity
    What a wonderful surprise to read all-too-rare close engagements with one’s work. By this I mean engagements that are generous but critical, as...
    Race debate elicits fatal fallacies
    Race debate elicits fatal fallacies
    Too many of us rush to opine instead of critically examining our convictions before we decide whether to retain them and to state them publicly....
    SuperSport has a chance to get it right
    SuperSport has a chance to get it right
    If you’re serious about tackling allegations of racism in your company, then you do not immediately pick up the phone and call a lawyer. Not even...
    No place in SA for EFF’s  ‘bro code’ politics
    No place in SA for EFF’s  ‘bro code’ politics
    "The Democratic Alliance is sitting in a corner, mutilating itself, unprovoked.” This is one of the most memorable, if somewhat dark, comments...
    There’s more to racism than meets the eye
    There’s more to racism than meets the eye
    Academic and political analyst Sithembile Mbete taught me a simple but crucial insight into the true cost of racism. There is a lot intuitively...
    Semenya and the ethics of luck
    Semenya and the ethics of luck
    I wish I was a little bit taller. I wish I was better at mathematics. I wish I could sing. I wish my body responded more effectively to exercise....
    White women, black men: Same WhatsApp group
    White women, black men: Same WhatsApp group
    Despite the tempting simplicity of reductionist approaches to making sense of our world, many of us are beginning to grapple with the irreducible...
    Unplug me from fallacious arguments about race
    Unplug me from fallacious arguments about race
    Sometimes I wish I could unplug myself from South Africa. Participating actively in public discourse opens us up to a lack of generosity, dangerously low levels of empathy, dishonesty and headache-inducing, unnecessarily bad arguments, including endless popular fallacies....
    Liberalism isn’t married to capitalism
    Liberalism isn’t married to capitalism
    I have never written about my views on people who wear Crocs. I also have not written before about how I see the relationship between liberalism...
    A black liberal is not an oxymoron
    A black liberal is not an oxymoron
    Sometimes there is less disagreement between us than meets the eye.