MAIL & GUARDIAN: Opinion

Caring for students goes beyond the teaching project

The Covid-19 pandemic gives universities an opportunity to find new ways of ensuring the health and well-being of students

The language of Afrikaans is not the problem

English is a valuable resource, but we cannot continue to promote it at the expense of the indigenous languages — including Afrikaans

Bravo Bongani Baloyi!

Midvaal’s young mayor dispels all the persistent myths of young leaders not being able to govern effectively

Covid-19 is taking its toll on people’s state of mind

The future is uncertain, and the number of people suffering from anxiety and depression is rising

Some are more equal than others

It’s do what we say, not what we do, as the ANC lays Andrew Mlangeni to rest

Editorial: ANC, stop hurting our country

The ANC either does not understand the best interests of those it was elected to serve — or it knows and doesn’t care

Covid-19 is an opportunity to make our circles bigger

Xenophobia stalks us in this moment of crisis; our hope lies in humanity’s capacity to rebuild

Cartoon: Carlos on Xi Jinping’s cures

In his medicine cabinet, there’s always a remedy for all that ails the Chinese president

Covid logic beats ‘irrational’ human logic

The virus will lose if the government and high-profile people communicate effectively the reasons for restrictions and the compromises that have been made

Vish Naidoo: Opinion article on police brutality is misleading and devoid of truth

Not all police officers are guilty of killing criminals who cross their path, writes SAPS spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo.

Vigorous policing of petty crime during the pandemic suggests a Pyrrhic defeat

The ideological aims of the criminal justice system in dysfunctional societies, like South Africa, is to indirectly legitimise the inequitable economic system

The danger of well-meaning men using the term ‘our women’

History shows that women have long been considered property by various social groups. These words perpetuate the idea

Eusebius McKaiser: A school’s Christian ethos doesn’t justify prejudice

Christian Life Private School barred a pupil because he wore a bracelet with cultural significance, but the decision — even in the private sphere — is constitutionally wrong

The mechanism of contagion in racism

How race came to function as fuel to an exploitative economic system. Take the case of South Africa…

Pay our Ters, with immediate effect

The president moved pretty fast to shut down the boozers, but he’s dragging his heels when it comes to sorting out the UIF

Our relationship with food locked down

The pandemic could mean collective re-evaluation of healthy and cost-effective eating and also highlights how companies need to be even more connected to the consumer

Black Lives Matter – turning point at a historic moment

The protests that have taken place in the United States confront the racialised edifice that built the modern world

Editorial: Stop looting Mlangeni’s legacy

Covid-19 has exposed how widespread corruption tore the heart out of our institutions, from parastatals to hospitals and infrastructure projects.

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