Class edition 2014

 
Some of my very best friends are white ...
Some of my very best friends are white ...
I am black middle class. I matriculated from a prestigious girls' school in Pretoria, obtained a degree in economics and worked for a global...
Some of my best friends are white and - they still don't have a clue
Some of my best friends are white and - they still don't have a clue
I am black middle class. I matriculated from a prestigious girls' school in Pretoria, obtained a degree in economics and worked for a global...
How America's next generation was outclassed
How America's next generation was outclassed
A recent feature that ran in the Los Angeles Times told the story of the increase in street vendors who have set up shop selling soaps and...
Living on the margins of the South African dream
Living on the margins of the South African dream
In a quiet corner of the Lilla spaza shop in Kanana, Rafik Patel, a 34-year-old man with a sunny disposition, speaks in broken, chattering English,...
Wealth division in SA and around the world
Wealth division in SA and around the world
Thomas Piketty, the French economist whose Capital in the Twenty-First Century has become one of the most talked-about – if not read –...
Told you so: Quotes on wealth, poverty, inequality and class
Told you so: Quotes on wealth, poverty, inequality and class
“Behind every great fortune is a crime.” – Honore de Balzac
Alexandra, Sandton and bridging the economic divide
Alexandra, Sandton and bridging the economic divide
A few months ago, architect Fanuel Motsepe, who lives in Bramley, a suburb on the Alexandra side of the M1 motorway, was invited by a Belgian friend...
Class, race and the new native
Class, race and the new native
The single most important transformation brought about by the end of apartheid was an acceleration in turning South African society from a society of...
Class edition: Once we were 'The Madondos' - the special ones
Class edition: Once we were 'The Madondos' - the special ones
The Great Gatsbys we weren't. Nor were we the Motsepes, the Ramaphosas or even the Zumas of the time, although you wouldn't tell by the way my...
Buckets, pits and poverty: How the other half defecates
Buckets, pits and poverty: How the other half defecates
This is ridiculous. It really is. How can one stay in a place and only know just the 700m or so radius within which one stays? It is madness, but...

Client Media Releases

SMS takes to the waves
Become a social media master
5-day, PECB-certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer course
Look ma: no hands
2017 SAAMA Conference
Donations benefit a school and its community
Interrogating cyber security for connected things