black middle class

 
State capture fails the black middle class
State capture fails the black middle class
South Africa’s middle class (white and black) has always been a creation of the state, but the method used to create a white middle class differs...
It's not black and white in SA – it's the working classes and the middle classes
It's not black and white in SA – it's the working classes and the middle classes
The run-up to the 2016 local government elections was characterised by smear campaigns, fear-mongering, miscalculations and misutterances, which...
Letters to the editor: May 27 to June 2 2016
Letters to the editor: May 27 to June 2 2016
If there’s a term in South Africa with which I totally disagree and one that exasperates me, just like “born-frees”, it has to be the...
Class divisions multiply, but don't add up
Class divisions multiply, but don't add up
Certain words are intrinsically quite irritating and “millennial” is one of them. It has crept into our language and spread insidiously, like...
Letters to the editor: April 29 to May 5 2016
Letters to the editor: April 29 to May 5 2016
Assistant professor Marzia Milazzo’s letter titled
SA's ferocious fast food appetite
SA's ferocious fast food appetite
Forget German cars and luxury watches, fast-food consumption could be the most reliable indicator of prosperity of the middle class in South...
ANC woos black middle class
ANC woos black middle class
Black middle-class Gauteng homes will be one of the main battlegrounds for votes in the local government elections – the ANC is moving purposefully to win back the love from those voters who feel alienated from the party or undecided about voting for it....
Bourgeois delusions get my goat
Bourgeois delusions get my goat
The primary decolonisation I support is the one where we take our heads out of our own, er, colons …
[Slideshow]Young, Black and Misunderstood
[Slideshow]Young, Black and Misunderstood
M&G Photographer Oupa Nkosi has been documenting the emerging black middle class and finds that some of them neither understand the title nor relate to it.
Why is it difficult to be black and 'middle class'?
Why is it difficult to be black and 'middle class'?
We set out to explore what it means to be black and middle class in contemporary Gauteng, without developing a narrow and definite definition of...
McDonald's to Bugaboo gain from South Africa's black middle class
McDonald's to Bugaboo gain from South Africa's black middle class
Ntombi Shabalala arrives at the Design Quarter mall in an affluent suburb of Johannesburg in her Hyundai ix35 SUV, wearing red suit pants, a black...

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