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Tyresome lower-case tornado
Tyresome lower-case tornado
Tee hee. That’s basically what Tony Yengeni, convicted fraudster and ANC MP, had to say about an image of protesting Alexandra residents...
World has failed to learn from Rwanda’s genocide
World has failed to learn from Rwanda’s genocide
Twenty-five years ago, the international community stood by and watched as genocide in Rwanda devastated the country, leaving lasting scars....
AfriForum’s flag argument doesn’t fly
AfriForum’s flag argument doesn’t fly
I am generally not in favour of banning stuff. Bans run against my liberal intuitions and we should ideally have more freedom rather than less....
Sadly, vegans can’t save Earth
Sadly, vegans can’t save Earth
Christiana Figueres, the former United Nations official responsible for the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, has a startling vision for restaurants of...
Don’t censor the red berets, describe them
Don’t censor the red berets, describe them
There has been a suggestion that the best way to respond to the politics of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is either not to cover them in the...
Proper sanitation in schools is a human right
Proper sanitation in schools is a human right
In March this year, South Africa marked Human Rights Month under the theme “promoting and deepening human rights across society”. This was the...
Saying goodbye to Paddy Kearney
Saying goodbye to Paddy Kearney
Tuesday afternoon.
The fear of the feminine is futile
The fear of the feminine is futile
I was in grade six. My teacher softly suggested to my grandmother that I must be sent to a boy’s high school, to “man me up” because I played...
The blank black and criminality
The blank black and criminality
Having been burgled soon after I moved into a new house in Melville last year, I am appreciative of (dependent upon?) the services of a security...
Dark forces threaten Member
Dark forces threaten Member
Malusi Gigaba is an Honourable Member, as they say in Parliament. He is, shall we say, a member in good standing.
Ways to be a super queer ally
Ways to be a super queer ally
Allyship has been defined by the Canadian PeerNetBC as “an active, consistent and arduous practice of unlearning and re-evaluating, in which a...
Accountability dies when journalists are killed
Accountability dies when journalists are killed
What does it cost to silence a muckraking reporter? In the Philippines in 2011, officials paid just $250 to hire a journalist-slaying gunman. In...

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