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Beware of Big Business bearing gifts

Large corporates whose business has thrived because of inequalities, could be hijacking the anti-racist movement by offering money and not tangible changes

Threads of life: We have an opportunity to restore vital ecosystems

As the world celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity, we should commit to ensuring the natural world has what it needs to survive

Build infrastructure to support the fourth industrial revolution

Technology has the potential to solve many of the country’s social problems such as electricity production and the eradication of pit latrines

Not a sweet deal, Mister

Mister Sweet workers say they will not risk their health, and the lives of others, to continue producing and packaging confectionaries

Coronavirus reaction: Sinophobia with Western characteristics

Western media has racialised the coronavirus outbreak, leading to increased Sinophobia in several countries. Such dehumanisation of a race has no place in functioning democracies

Hundreds of Amazon employees criticise firm’s climate stance

Hundreds of Amazon employees Sunday openly criticised the online retail giant's environmental record, in violation of the company's communications policy. More than 300 signed a...

Momentum builds for Cape Town to develop inclusionary housing

The policy would not solve all of the city’s housing problems, but would help to address current inequalities

The platform economy needs laws

Algorithms and big data could improve social well-being; currently they serve personal gain

And the award goes to …

At the awards ceremony the billboard idea wins a grand prix prize, which is the most important prize to win.

What South Africa can learn from Brazil

As the fallout from Lava Jato shows, we must be wary of factionalism in the fight against graft

As Bolsonaro incinerates the Amazon, urgent action is needed for climate justice

As South Africans, we must support the fight to save the Amazon, but also take a strong stand on environmental concerns that are closer to home

The struggle to regulate online giants like Facebook, Google, Amazon

Government regulators are scrambling to collar the online giants

Plutocrats in high orbit: Whether Musk or Bezos win the space race, we all lose

A new space race is being led by two notoriously greedy, egomaniacal billionaires. They’d do better to focus their attention and resources on Earth

Amazon dethrones Google as top global brand —survey

The brand value of Amazon surged by 52% to $315-billion, global market research agency Kantar said in its 2019 100 Top BrandZ report

Global tax for multinationals gains traction

Tax avoidance hits developing countries hard because companies’ declared profits are more sensitive to tax rates than in developed countries.

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