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Roger Southall

Roger Southall

    How ANC presidential elections trump South Africa's constitution
    How ANC presidential elections trump South Africa's constitution
    South Africa’s Constitution is clear on a number of issues related to the...
    White monopoly capital: Good politics, bad sociology, worse economics
    White monopoly capital: Good politics, bad sociology, worse economics
    Many would like to consign the polarising debate about “white monopoly capitalism” (WMC) in South Africa to the
    Zuma's critics within the ANC are vocal. But will they act?
    Zuma's critics within the ANC are vocal. But will they act?
    There is a lot of brave talk about standing up to President Jacob Zuma after the dismissal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan amid a wider...
    The political theology of Jacob Zuma
    The political theology of Jacob Zuma
    President Jacob Zuma kicked off the new year by declaring that God was on the side of the ANC. Speaking ahead of the ANC’s 105th birthday...
    Eight years too late: Mbeki's ANC set a precedent of undermining the Constitution
    Eight years too late: Mbeki's ANC set a precedent of undermining the Constitution
    In a recent speech, former South African President Thabo...
    Why we should resist an amnesty deal for Zuma
    Why we should resist an amnesty deal for Zuma
    As the roof of Jacob Zuma’s presidency begins to cave in, there is the suggestion...
    How the ANC's path to corruption was set in the 1994 transition from apartheid
    How the ANC's path to corruption was set in the 1994 transition from apartheid
    There are suggestions that the ANC lost the plot after...
    Race and class still define our schools
    Race and class still define our schools
    Education is intimately related to social class. In sociologist Max Weber’s terms, “life chances” are heavily dependent on education and...
    The uneasy logic of black empowerment
    The uneasy logic of black empowerment
    Government strategy has created a tiny black elite! BEE favours rampant crony capitalism! BEE is just corporate trickle down to the black middle...
    The uneasy logic of black empowerment
    The uneasy logic of black empowerment
    Government strategy has created a tiny black elite! Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) favours rampant crony capitalism! BEE is just corporate...
    The limits of top-down development
    The limits of top-down development
    Thabo Mbeki aspires to crafting a "developmental state" capable of directing the economy on to a path of innovation, sustainable growth, redistribution and poverty reduction. ...
    Sign of the times
    Sign of the times
    The publication of the fourth annual edition of State of the Nation by the HSRC Press offers further critical insight into the contradictory...