Editorials

Editorial: Oil find a mixed blessing
Editorial: Oil find a mixed blessing
The oceans cover 71% of the Earth. They seem infinite; the kind of place it’s possible to dump waste, endlessly harvest fish and drill for...
Editorial: Wealthy must pay their taxes and cut the crap
Editorial: Wealthy must pay their taxes and cut the crap
The Mail & Guardian remains an equal opportunity connoisseur of the silliness of politicians. ANC politicians, bless their Bosasa-Gupta-shaped hearts, continue to provide us with enough evidence that silliness is still a prerequisite for public office....
Editorial: PIC wakes up at last
Editorial: PIC wakes up at last
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) executive for listed investments, Fidelis Madavo, was suspended just before he was to appear at the...
Editorial: United States puts the global order at risk
Editorial: United States puts the global order at risk
There was a time, not so long ago, when the United States regularly made and unmade political leaders in Latin America, an area of the world that...
Editorial: Corruption in politics and business kills people
Editorial: Corruption in politics and business kills people
When people are corrupt, other people die. This is not how politicians and companies like to talk. Instead, words such as “chowing” have...
Editorial: Big-man politics again blots out the Congolese
Editorial: Big-man politics again blots out the Congolese
According to the United Nations, more than 800 000 people have fled the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for safety elsewhere in Africa. A...
Editorial: We are not so free that we can afford to relax
Editorial: We are not so free that we can afford to relax
Since the ANC’s national elective conference at Nasrec in December 2017, the party has made all the right noises about stamping out corruption,...
Editorial: Root out sexual abuse at work
Editorial: Root out sexual abuse at work
When a woman walks into her place of work, there is one question she should never have to ask: “Am I safe?”
Editorial: New school rules rule
Editorial: New school rules rule
Pupils should not have to wake up before dawn to travel to distant suburbs to get what is perceived to be a good education, or at least a better...
Editorial: Your earth, take action
Editorial: Your earth, take action
“Adversity tends to empower demagogues with easy answers, and climate change will bring plenty of adversity.” Remember this warning, from...
Editorial: We are rooting for Batohi
Editorial: We are rooting for Batohi
Every week the Mail & Guardian shines a light on corruption and maladministration in the public sector. These stories are important. Just...
Editorial: Malema plays a dangerous game
Editorial: Malema plays a dangerous game
Forty-five journalists were killed worldwide in 2018. Some were caught in crossfire while covering running battles; others were on dangerous...
Editorial: Rights undermine miner
Editorial: Rights undermine miner
Xolobeni, along the Eastern Cape’s Wild Coast, has limited running water, clinics and schools. The answer, for some, lay in investment in the...
Editorial: Climate control lies with us
Editorial: Climate control lies with us
We don’t know how big the universe is, or how many planets there are, or whether we’re the only intelligent life there is. What we do know is...

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