Editorial

Dreams deferred amid NSFAS disrepair

Access to the missing middle should be celebrated, but it is only one step in what looks to be a long journey for the higher education system

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Our democracy has long been twisted by conspiracy

What if we never believed any of the fake reports by a fanatical spook community backing Jacob Zuma?

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Democratic Alliance scores own goal over Gaza

It should be the day of ANC’s reckoning, but opposition parties such as the Democratic Alliance should polish up their messaging on Israel’s war in Gaza

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The blurred lines of media responsibility

The Mail & Guardian’s stance on the “Palestinian question” has always been unequivocal. As a publication born during the dying grip of apartheid, we support the Palestinian right to autonomy and denounce the creeping occupation of its land. However, we condemn all violence inflicted on civilians in any conflict around the globe

Parliament exonerates career criminals

Zondo’s mammoth report into state capture detailed numerous instances where parliament failed to ensure attempts at wholesale looting of state entities were exposed early and, this week, we again saw a parliamentary committee fail in its duty to hold politicians to account