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There’s a green new deal in Melville
There’s a green new deal in Melville
My enthusiastic friend and I went to the Green Market at Melville’s 27 Boxes last Sunday. It’s apparently a regular thing — “organic...
Abortion hypocrisy kills women
Abortion hypocrisy kills women
Opposition to abortion is so intense that even where women have the legal right to terminate their pregnancy, it can be extremely difficult to get...
A hundred years on and I see you, ICU
A hundred years on and I see you, ICU
CLR James, the great Caribbean intellectual, published two books in 1938. The first, The Black Jacobins, is an account of the Haitian Revolution...
Secularism is not the answer to fundamentalist violence
Secularism is not the answer to fundamentalist violence
Religious fundamentalist violence is becoming increasingly pervasive and enduring in many parts of the world. In the past few years alone, we have...
Find your P-spot, bro
Find your P-spot, bro
Pegging. Surprisingly, it’s not an act by pirate on the high seas, but a sex act involving a strap-on, lube and dismantling conventional gender...
An evening routine unsullied
An evening routine unsullied
In the first 30 seconds of the first episode of the first season of Game of Thrones nothing much happens. We see haggard horsemen behind...
Grief is different for everyone
Grief is different for everyone
Grief is an emotion that most people have experienced at some time or other in their lives. It is not something that everyone speaks about easily,...
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...

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