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Vishwas Satgar

Vishwas Satgar

    Light a fire under SA’s climate policy
    Light a fire under SA’s climate policy
    Most South African’s don’t appreciate that we are living in a new world, shaped — and increasingly determined — by a heating...
    Food sovereignty the viable alternative to ANC, EFF land solutions
    Food sovereignty the viable alternative to ANC, EFF land solutions
    Although Jacob Zuma has fallen, South Africa has not escaped the miasma of a “Zumafied Parliament”. His reign represented the degeneration of...
    SA must resist another captured president: This time by the markets
    SA must resist another captured president: This time by the markets
    The ANC has made a dangerous habit of bringing post-apartheid South Africa to the brink of instability and the common ruin of all. The resignation of former president Jacob Zuma and his
    Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle inaugurates South Africa’s Zimbabwe moment
    Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle inaugurates South Africa’s Zimbabwe moment
    POLITICSHistorians reviewing the recent short span of history, the past 50 years, or even the longue durée, over 200 years, would...
    #FeesMustFall: The poster child for new forms of struggle in South Africa?
    #FeesMustFall: The poster child for new forms of struggle in South Africa?
    During South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle, national liberation politics was mass politics. It was grounded in building class and national...
    It's up to us to make sure Zuma goes
    It's up to us to make sure Zuma goes
    The nightmare of the Jacob Zuma presidency has its roots in the South African Communist Party-led (SACP) bandwagon to displace the neoliberal Thabo...
    What #ZumaMustFall and #FeesMustFall have in common
    What #ZumaMustFall and #FeesMustFall have in common
    There is a rather one-sided, reductive and commonplace perception that South African President Jacob Zuma is a dangerous man. Included in this is an assertion that the...
    Break the food chain to build our humanity
    Break the food chain to build our humanity
    Food is essential to the human condition. Food politics have shaped world history. It was central to the shift from nomadic to settled societies...
    The climate is ripe for social change
    The climate is ripe for social change
    In a surprising departure from the corporate-controlled narrative on...
    'Numsa moment' leads left renewal
    'Numsa moment' leads left renewal
    The post-colonial left in Africa has been savagely defeated over the past few decades. Southern Africa in particular was a Cold War battleground,...