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Chile’s riots: The dance of the dispossessed
Chile’s riots: The dance of the dispossessed
Chile is one of the most industrially advanced economies in the Latin American region, but recent violent protests illustrate the social cost of a...
Battle of fading hegemons
Battle of fading hegemons
Almost a decade ago, Martin Jacques, author of When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order, and I predicted the rise of the People’s Republic at the expense of the United States. Today, with the two superpowers jostling for...
Conscious capital is critical to future-proofing Africa
Conscious capital is critical to future-proofing Africa
If the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) has the potential to ring in a new era of social progress and strengthened societies, we need to...
It’s time to talk about black tax
It’s time to talk about black tax
The countdown to December has begun. In six weeks a large chunk of South Africa’s black working and middle class will be putting in their leave...
Are SA’s university professors a bunch of socialists?
Are SA’s university professors a bunch of socialists?
No political philosophy, ideology or theory is beyond the scrutiny of intellectual critique. However, one expects such scrutiny to be fair, honest,...
The end of the world is nigh – but we can stop it
The end of the world is nigh – but we can stop it
It is hard to stay deaf to the religious overtones of the current talk on climate change and biodiversity loss. The environmentalist talks about an...
No romance without finance — a playlist
No romance without finance — a playlist
Earlier this week PhD student and author Lebohang Masango sat with Power FM's Aldrin Sampear to talk about her Master's...
Men should embrace feminism
Men should embrace feminism
When I go jogging around a park or pass a construction site, I do not have to worry that I might be sexually harassed by being dragged into a bush...
Communitarian ideals in capitalist workplaces
Communitarian ideals in capitalist workplaces
I have been wondering whether the differences between the libertarian and the communitarian have become merely academic or are still substantive...
Triangulum brings the past into the future
Triangulum brings the past into the future
If writers have a responsibility to capture the times they exist in, in order to critique the status quo — especially when nation-building is...
“What are you? Some sort of socialist..?”
“What are you? Some sort of socialist..?”
Stop me if you’ve seen this one.
The human cost of fast fashion
The human cost of fast fashion
Lauren Dixon-Paver faced a dilemma a couple of weeks ago when she needed to get a new pair of pants: for over a year now, the 25-year-old graphic...

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