neoliberalism

 
Universities in the neoliberal age
Universities in the neoliberal age
Many of the students I have taught in Britain and South Africa see higher education as a place where they “invest” in themselves in the...
Old-world diction, flawed punditry and the fight for Zimbabwe’s future
Old-world diction, flawed punditry and the fight for Zimbabwe’s future
Words and phrases aren’t empty vessels – they carry the weight of human experience, and the hopes they generate help to set actual agendas.
​The age of humanism is ending
​The age of humanism is ending
There is no sign that 2017 will be much different from 2016.
Africa's lessons from the global economic crisis
Africa's lessons from the global economic crisis
The global economy remains in a severe crisis, one that in effect started in 2007. Reprieve is not near, hence its characterisation as the “great...
Recalling anti-racism
Recalling anti-racism
Anti-racism as a current of thought and as a social movement has a long history. From the opposition to slavery to the...
How we've sold out education
How we've sold out education
Karl Marx famously said: “Hegel remarks somewhere that all great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice. He forgot to...
Neoliberal policies destroy human potential and devastate education
Neoliberal policies destroy human potential and devastate education
We live in an unfair and unequal world. In South Africa, as well as around the world, much attention has been focused on what has been called the...
Letters to the editor: November 8 to 14 2013
Letters to the editor: November 8 to 14 2013
Dave Martin's letter pointing out the meaningless use of the term neoliberalism by the contemporary South African left ("If you don't...

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