neoliberalism

 
Human development is under threat
Human development is under threat
We are nearing the end of a turbulent decade marked by large-scale waves of popular protest. This also leaves its imprint on the 2019 Human...
VUT should aim to become an entrepreneurial university
VUT should aim to become an entrepreneurial university
In a recent edition of the Mail & Guardian, you reported on the resignation of Professor Gordon Zide (“VUT vice-chancellor retires early”, October...
Rage in the twilight of neoliberalism
Rage in the twilight of neoliberalism
Ours are turbulent times of rage and peril. This is currently most clearly evident on the streets of Chile and Lebanon, where huge protests have...
Sigh. I’m still protesting
Sigh. I’m still protesting
I have been holding this sign since the 1980s, when I became a feminist activist, while studying in the United States for my PhD in political...
Neoliberalism and the march of impunity in Equatorial Guinea
Neoliberalism and the march of impunity in Equatorial Guinea
On 31 May 2019, one hundred and twelve Equatoguineans and foreign nationals were sentenced in Equatorial Guinea for several crimes against the...
Long live globalisation
Long live globalisation
Geneva — Will global cooperation finally emerge from the doldrums in 2019? The international community’s recent agreement...
National-populism: A new global model is born
National-populism: A new global model is born
History rarely repeats itself, but it often rhymes. Seen from Italy, the spectacle of far-right, pro-dictatorship Jair Bolsonaro winning the first round of...
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...

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