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Covid-19 pandemic: An opportunity to press the reset button on capitalism?

Human greed has brought us to the brink of societal collapse. It is time for a student-led revolution to promote a transition to a new economic system

Are SA’s university professors a bunch of socialists?

A recent column by Ivo Vegter in the Daily Maverick posited that there is a ‘strong left-wing tendency in academia

Mozambique rivals sign peace deal

The leaders of Renamo and Frelimo hail the ‘new era’ ending clashes between the two since 2013

Class the DNA of society

'Class, in other words, is much more than just one aspect of the social complex,' writes one of our readers

Nothing fuzzy about complexity

Biological traits and social constructions play a part in our nuanced relations with each other

Black liberalism is an apology for capitalism 

Despite McKaiser’s best attempts, he can’t shrug off the core elements of exploitative capitalism

A black liberal is not an oxymoron

The meaning of liberal is lost and, no, it doesn’t mean that you’ll be in Zille’s WhatsApp group

SA’s great expectations are justified

As change seems finally within reach, we must assess the political work that needs to be done

Letters to the editor: February 3 to 9 2017

Readers write in about Marxism and economics, and the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Historian who lit intellectual veld fires

Martin Legassick, expelled from the ANC, was acclaimed as one of the leading thinkers of the South African left.

Letters to the editor: July 3 to 9 2015

Readers write in about the climate, the ANC, and Marxism.

Marxists plot new course for Mzansi

The friction between different schools of socialist thinking has produced more light than heat for South Africa.

Marxism of a special type

His dissident views made him a renegade communist, but a new biography confirms Harold Wolpe as an influential radical voice.

On your Marx, get set, go

The role and relevance of Marxism to a wide variety of issues – ranging from democracy to the environment – is explored in a new book.

Is SA’s left on the right road to socialism?

The allegiance to Marxist-Leninism and statism is out of step with modern democratic practice.

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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