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Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser

    Silence perpetuates the violence
    Silence perpetuates the violence
    I’ve been thinking about silence over the past week as Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana remains in his job despite admitting to...
    Homophobia and misogyny are kin
    Homophobia and misogyny are kin
    By his own admission, deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana acted criminally last weekend when he assaulted a woman at a club in...
    Eusebius McKaiser: An open letter to ANC MPs
    Eusebius McKaiser: An open letter to ANC MPs
    Let me unkindly assume for a minute that you do not give a flying expletive about what is in the best interest of the country. Let me insult you...
    Citizen power will save us
    Citizen power will save us
    It’s worth taking stock of the latest episodes in the Gupta email leaks. They reveal the extent of the cancer that has ravaged our democracy. The...
    Bigotry will cost you, Ronnie
    Bigotry will cost you, Ronnie
    A man called Ronnie saw fit this week to tell us what he thinks of black girls who do not want to have their hair policed at schools that regard...
    Red flags of authoritarian creep
    Red flags of authoritarian creep
    I got a call from a journalist who works for Al Jazeera. He wanted to get my opinion on perceptions that media freedom had been encroached upon...
    Honest confrontation is needed
    Honest confrontation is needed
    We need to have an awkward conversation about ourselves. What is it about our country that makes it a perfect place for Bell Pottinger’s...
    The ANC is tired. It’s also tiring
    The ANC is tired. It’s also tiring
    Obviously now that the ANC’s national policy conference has come and gone, your intellectual life has been enriched more generously than the...
    ANC policy conference is overrated
    ANC policy conference is overrated
    It’s hard to justify excitement about the upcoming ANC policy conference despite the media being all over it like a bad rash.
    Gupta citizenship tale full of holes
    Gupta citizenship tale full of holes
    The news cycle is so hectic at present that, if you blink, you may miss the latest piece of the jigsaw to fall into the public space. There is,...
    Why the public protector is dangerously wrong
    Why the public protector is dangerously wrong
    The proposal of the public protector, advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, that the Constitution should be amended to change the role of the South African...
    Let’s up our political expectations
    Let’s up our political expectations
    It is important that we do not set our sights too low as a country. We had enormous potential when we chose a democratic path in 1994 and have had...