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Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser

    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.
    Rating 'Inxeba' as porn is artistic illiteracy
    Rating 'Inxeba' as porn is artistic illiteracy
    At school, I secretly hated it when the music teacher subjected us to German lieder. I struggled unsuccessfully to challenge myself to appreciate...
    Jacob Zuma: Made in Luthuli House
    Jacob Zuma: Made in Luthuli House
    We were fascinated, as kids, with the origins of our toys. We were happy to delay, for a few moments, playing with our new toys on Christmas Day...
    ANC’s choice: Uncertainty or disaster
    ANC’s choice: Uncertainty or disaster
    Either Cyril Ramaphosa or Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will probably be elected the new leader of the ANC in a few days’ time.
    Illiteracy threatens our democracy
    Illiteracy threatens our democracy
    What we read as children can tell us a lot about ourselves and the world we live in. The influences of our family, our schoolteachers and the...
    Brown’s trickery doesn’t fool us
    Brown’s trickery doesn’t fool us
    The problem with dishonesty is that, once you are in the grip of it, it is hard to escape. If you do not believe me, just study Public Enterprises...