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America’s moral tipping point

Rarely have the stakes for the US and the world been as high as they are on the eve of the 2020 presidential election. If Republicans still stand for anything at all, they must come out in opposition to Donald Trump, a man who openly disparages all the values they once held dear.

Trump lawyer attacks Mueller report as ‘calumny, lies and distortion’

Rudy Giuliani mounted a combative defence of Trump in Sunday talk show appearances, taking aim at Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators

Sundance Film Festival: A taste of what’s to come

The 30th Sundance Film Festival has seen both pop stars and politicians make appearances, while in the background distribution deals are made.

Republicans throw down gauntlet over Rice

Republican senators have opened the way for a new showdown with United States President Barack Obama.

Obama rocks foundations and opens up welcome cracks

The majority who voted for Obama disliked the radical changes advocated by the Republican market and religious fundamentalists, says Slavoj Zizek.

Deep Read: Same-sex marriage and the Obama presidency

Did US President Barack Obama endorse same-sex marriage because it was gaining acceptance or because it was the right, albeit unpopular, thing to do?

Deep Read: Mormons and the art of losing

Mormons have spent almost 200 years practising how to pick themselves up and dust themselves off, writes Thalia Holmes.

Weekend 101: High times

Obama triumphs over Romney, SA get's the Randela, Zille takes on Zuma and Nkandla, and some states in the US say yes to weed smoking. Watch Weekend 101.

US elections: Vote reveals nation’s deep divisions

African Americans, Hispanics and women supported Barack Obama's re-election, an uneasy fact for Republicans. Charles Molele reports.

Republicans sank Romney

Democrats of all stripes and colours rallied behind Barack Obama. Hard-line Republicans betrayed Mitt Romney. And so he lost.

Events fail to stir a teflon Zuma

While Zuma is content to snack on the surface of the food chain, oblivious to growing scandal, his future second in command could be our saviour.

The presidential race, as seen on Youtube

From the topsy-turvy, gaffe-strewn Republican battle to the debates between Romney and Obama, the US election has had many memorable moments.

Deep Read: Obama win more impressive than 2008

The euphoria of 2008 has gone, but the US president's second win is remarkable precisely because it is not as symbolic, writes Gary Younge.

Obama handed a second term, but challenges await

President Barack Obama has won a second term in the White House, overcoming deep doubts among voters about his handling of the US economy.

Romney casts ballot, confident of Ohio win

While presidential hopeful Mitt Romney cast his vote, President Barack Obama thanked everyone for their support.

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The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

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Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

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Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

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