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Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser

    Why I support active euthanasia
    Why I support active euthanasia
    A woman killed her grandfather in 1992. She did this in a neighbouring country, having watched him suffer excruciatingly and after he had pleaded...
    DA in want of leadership and an identity
    DA in want of leadership and an identity
    The Democratic Alliance’s poor 2019 election results can only be reversed if the DA is brutally honest in its diagnosis of what went wrong. It...
    Decriminalising same-sex sex is good for all of us
    Decriminalising same-sex sex is good for all of us
    I have, on at least two occasions, broken the law while having sex. No, not by engaging in non-consensual behaviour but by engaging in consensual...
    EFF vs Manuel: A good lesson for Twitter users
    EFF vs Manuel: A good lesson for Twitter users
    It is a very good thing that Trevor Manuel won his defamation case against the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). The implications are many and...
    Let’s slay some myths about identity politics
    Let’s slay some myths about identity politics
    You do not get to choose your social identities. Everyone has these. It is not like going to a supermarket and deciding: “Hmm … let me buy...
    Voting sheepishly (but not like a sheep)
    Voting sheepishly (but not like a sheep)
    Everyone was dressed warmly.
    Rule of law requires our real respect
    Rule of law requires our real respect
    It is tempting, when speaking to nostalgic racists who imagine an idyllic past that never actually existed, to point out only the obvious and...
    End to freedom starts with burnt books
    End to freedom starts with burnt books
    Some people think that burning books and threatening authors is acceptable. It is important that we collectively push back against such nakedly...
    Beware the dangers of blind optimism
    Beware the dangers of blind optimism
    We love a diet of hope. As much as we are capable of being easily depressed about the state of the nation, we are equally capable of instantly...
    Not a racist? Then do something
    Not a racist? Then do something
    You could have sworn that singer Danny K had started World War III this week when he tweeted that not enough white people call out racism.
    What the EFF, Malema? What about democracy?
    What the EFF, Malema? What about democracy?
    Economic Freedom Fighters supporters have viciously attacked eNCA’s and Radio 702’s Karima Brown verbally simply because she did her job as a...
    AfriForum’s flag argument doesn’t fly
    AfriForum’s flag argument doesn’t fly
    I am generally not in favour of banning stuff. Bans run against my liberal intuitions and we should ideally have more freedom rather than less....