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Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser

    C’mon Maimane, grow a pair
    C’mon Maimane, grow a pair
    Nothing good came out of colonialism. It was thoroughly evil. Nothing good came out of apartheid. It was thoroughly wicked. Anyone who tries to...
    The making of Bathabile Dlamini
    The making of Bathabile Dlamini
    Minister Bathabile Dlamini is a hot political mess. She defies the Constitutional Court’s authority with no fear of political consequence. How...
    Zuma, Dlamini piss on our Constitution
    Zuma, Dlamini piss on our Constitution
    President Jacob Zuma thinks we are idiots. After showing no leadership on the social grants mess that is still not properly resolved, he finally...
    Beware the fake empathy of liberals
    Beware the fake empathy of liberals
    It must be nice being a bird. You get to chirp the whole day while sitting above the violence playing out on the streets below.
    Phosa must own up to his role in mess
    Phosa must own up to his role in mess
    I was raised Catholic. I used to believe that God exists. Now I am agnostic.
    Left-leaning economists must stop hiding and challenge peddled misconceptions
    Left-leaning economists must stop hiding and challenge peddled misconceptions
    Right-wing economists get way too much airtime in South Africa. This is both because of laziness in the media and because left-leaning economists...
    Zuma, Trump and the absence of shame
    Zuma, Trump and the absence of shame
    Shame isn’t a lekke’ emotion to feel. It indicates that you have fallen short of your own standards. Alternatively, feeling shame can also...
    A willingness to maul each other
    A willingness to maul each other
    It no longer surprises me to meet victims and survivors of oppression who also oppress others. I have met white gay men who are racists. I have met...
    ​ANC enslaved by struggle habits
    ​ANC enslaved by struggle habits
    There is no compelling reason for the ANC to remain enslaved by liberation struggle habits. Almost 23 years into democracy it is time for the...
    Terrifying truths about public debate
    Terrifying truths about public debate
    There is always a lot at stake in political debate. Consequently, the quality of political debate can easily deteriorate as factions and individuals push their various agendas. This will probably be particularly true of political discourse in our country this year....
    Don't tell me who I am, black man
    Don't tell me who I am, black man
    There is one debate about coloured identity that I do have a strong view on. It is the arrogance with which other people want to impose on coloured...
    Degrees of excellence: Eusebius vs Godzille
    Degrees of excellence: Eusebius vs Godzille
    This week on Twitter, Helen Zille was part of a thread around the question of whether columnist Eusebius McKaiser was claiming a degree he hadn’t...