Editorials

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: 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: 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...
Editorial: Gigaba’s sword — His ethics
Editorial: Gigaba’s sword — His ethics
Malusi Gigaba the politician is no more. For those who search for his name in future, there’s a strong likelihood that the dick pic and video or...
Editorial: Journalism under attack in Africa
Editorial: Journalism under attack in Africa
The former Mail & Guardian editor, Angela Quintal, and Muthoki Mumo, formerly of Kenya’s Daily Nation, were detained overnight...
Editorial: Othering is apartheid
Editorial: Othering is apartheid
It’s hard to imagine what it must be like to be a pupil at the Rustenburg Girls’ Junior School in Cape Town’s Rondebosch. The teachers are...
Editorial: Diversity should be DA’s strength
Editorial: Diversity should be DA’s strength
Now that Patricia de Lille has at last resigned as Cape Town’s mayor and has surrendered her Democratic Alliance membership, the party has had to...
Editorial: If we don’t fix it, IMF may
Editorial: If we don’t fix it, IMF may
We have a plan, the latest incarnation of which was the medium-term budget policy statement the new finance minister tabled in Parliament two weeks...
Editorial: At last, dignity for women
Editorial: At last, dignity for women
Persistent lobbying and campaigning, mostly by those who menstruate every month, has finally paid off.
Editorial: A letter to our leaders
Editorial: A letter to our leaders
Dear Government,
Editorial: Our power rests on the truth
Editorial: Our power rests on the truth
Why do we do what we do? In short, it’s to hold power to account and to question how the status quo affects your life. Trustworthy information is...
Editorial: Fallout from Facebook
Editorial: Fallout from Facebook
There was a time, not so long ago, when you could sympathise with Facebook. As a platform for humans, it was merely reflecting humanity.

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