Mathew Blatchford

​SA left will have to stand up to an unscrupulous ruling class to resurrect itself

Those in power will use propaganda and repressive state apparatus to maintain their grasp on the country’s purse strings

​South African left will have to stand up to an unscrupulous ruling class to resurrect itself

Those in power will use propaganda and repressive state apparatus to maintain their grasp on the country’s purse strings

Don’t attack the Chinese — learn from their example

By labelling China as a colonial threat, Zambian historian Sishuwa Sishuwa is helping its enemies

In denial of reality, we stuff our eye sockets and ears with toilet paper

'Years of incompetent government in the service of irresponsible oligarchs has left the country in ruins,' writes Mathew Blatchford

Situation in the ANC normal, all fouled up

The pretence of urgency is a ploy to manipulate people into supporting the ruling class campaign to remove Zuma.

SA must free itself from the minority rule of plutocrats

The country’s struggle is not over – a small cabal of rich people in the ruling party, which is revealing its democratic deficit, has taken over.

Research is at the mercy of plutocracy

When corporate entities fund think-tanks it puts paid to intellectual integrity or political engagement.

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