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    ‘Progressive’ laws and lived realities of queer people: Contradictions and concerns
    ‘Progressive’ laws and lived realities of queer people: Contradictions and concerns
    While May 17 marked the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and June is Pride month, queer activists around...
    It’s time for South Africa to look beyond BRICS to improve its foreign policy
    It’s time for South Africa to look beyond BRICS to improve its foreign policy
    On Thursday, 8 June, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) launched a new report titled Life beyond BRICS? South Africa’s Future Foreign Policy...
    Pietermaritzburg Girls High: Codes of conduct won’t fix entrenched racism
    Pietermaritzburg Girls High: Codes of conduct won’t fix entrenched racism
    Monday’s social media storm around racism at Pietermaritzburg Girls High School, where a white pupil allegedly used the...
    Northcliff High 'concession cards' likened to apartheid dompas
    Northcliff High 'concession cards' likened to apartheid dompas
    A prominent Johannesburg high school has ended its practice of issuing students with passes if they deviated from the official school...
    For real change to happen university students and workers must support one another
    For real change to happen university students and workers must support one another
    The Fees Must Fall movement has proven that young South Africans have the potential to contribute to mass struggles. The impact and success of...
    How can we prevent sexual violence in public transport and spaces?
    How can we prevent sexual violence in public transport and spaces?
    South Africa has one of the highest rates of sexual violence in the world. Harassment and sexual violence towards women using public transport...
    Delhi professor ends hunger strike as government agrees to land negotiations
    Delhi professor ends hunger strike as government agrees to land negotiations
    After 54 days of protesting and 25 days of fasting, GB Pant Government Engineering College professor Joshil Abraham and students have won a major...
    What’s happening with the Coligny and Lichtenburg protests?
    What’s happening with the Coligny and Lichtenburg protests?
    Residents who protested and looted shops in the neighbouring North West towns of Coligny and Lichtenburg this week are angry about two separate...
    Zapiro needs to take a hard look in the mirror
    Zapiro needs to take a hard look in the mirror
    Nine years after he first decided to use rape as a metaphor to comment on the state of the nation, cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro – better known as...
    Birthday cheers and jeers for Zuma in show of a divided nation
    Birthday cheers and jeers for Zuma in show of a divided nation
    The cracks in the tripartite alliance have been further laid bare by leaders from the ANC, South African Communist Party (SACP) and union federation Cosatu being largely absent from President Jacob Zuma’s birthday celebrations....
    The opportunity of the moment for white people, and how not to stuff it up
    The opportunity of the moment for white people, and how not to stuff it up
    As civic action momentum builds in the wake of last week’s events, Hilton Johnson thought it apt to share a couple of thoughts as a white...
    Why we should follow the opposition in walking out on Zuma’s shitshow
    Why we should follow the opposition in walking out on Zuma’s shitshow
    The Economic Freedom Fighters are no strangers to leaving Parliament – whether of their own accord or not – and this time, for President...