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Militarisation, repression and capitalism in the US

A global police state – the military arm for capital interests – marginalises, controls and subjugates millions of people considered surplus humanity

Artificial intelligence is already responding to our needs

Engineering students are best prepared for the shift in gear, but they will need to learn to change lanes

Online allyship: a broken game of do like I do

The idea of displaying solidarity by posting a black square on Instagram hijacked the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag with a performative display of allyship

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it

How our heritage is reduced to ash

Whiteness once again robs black and brown South Africans of their legacy by reducing it to ‘Braai Day’

Nike selects NFL ‘pariah’ Kaepernick to ‘just do it’

Colin Kaepernick staged his first silent protest during the team’s third preseason game

The fine art of domesticating a revolution

As much as artists might rebel against it, art fairs and private enterprise are the new drivers

Family conversations to divide and conquer

“Because I am a young, black boy and in the US they kill us,” he answered solemnly.

‘Humbled’ LKJ true to his voice

The poet is honoured to join the ranks of Hugh Masekela, Abdullah Ibrahim and Miriam Makeba.

​Trump got elected mainly because establishment politicians ignored the people

And now citizens face the prospect of a president who will tilt the country towards white supremacy

#Culturepop: More mourning this week — and the absurdity of violence continues

Monday prevailed on a sombre note as we mourned the passing of Khwezi, whose real name was Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo.

The Lists on pulling up A Seat at the Table, Becoming Wise and John Africa’s Revolution

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo.

790 people killed by US police in 2016: State of emergency called after second night of unrest in Charlotte

A state of emergency was declared after second night of unrest as protests flared after yet another police officer shot and killed a black man.

​Tate of the nation: Dissecting the ties that bind black Americans and South Africans

Ahead of a speaking tour of South Africa, cultural critic Greg Tate talks about #BlackLivesMatter and the burgeoning Afropunk aesthetic.

Spike Lee’s ‘Do The Right Thing’ is as relevant as ever in the wake of Marikana & BLM

A film studies lecturer and filmmaker explains why Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing” is one of the director’s most influential films.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

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Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

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