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The economic effects of racism are more deadly than Covid-19

A recent report shows that racism has cost the US economy $16-trillion in growth over the past two decades. If the financial-services industry wants to show that Black Lives Matter, it needs to rethink how it allocates capital

Sex work and soccer: More alike than you think?

One in three sex workers in South Africa say they’ve been raped by a police officer. Could a change in the law solve this?

Childish Gambino shows us America

'This is America' comes amid the world’s leisurely smartphone view of the United States’ ongoing political and cultural pandemonium.

Editorial: Cops are shooting down democracy

Have South Africans become inured to heavy-handed police action in response to protests, as it did during apartheid and back in the colonial conquest?

Big drop in cop killings, but SA still relatively dangerous for cops

SA remains a relatively dangerous country in which to serve as a police officer, despite a 52% drop in the rate of cop killings over the past decade.

The weekly pop sack: A secret, a poser and a burnt Ntlemeza

The Democratic Alliance thought it would strike while the iron is hot and lead another march to the provincial treasury in Limpopo.

Web archives open up the truth about Marikana

New web archives give the public access to the full range of evidence from the Farlam commission.

​Police violence results from a lack of direction

And they will continue to abuse their power until accountability and structural problems are fixed.

Student leader shot in the back thirteen times

The shooting took place outside the university’s careers and counselling development unit.

​Sasco to ANC: Test free education

They presented a list of new demands, including raising the fees funding cap to R900 000.

​Universities’ security path ups the ante

Ironically, they ignore ample research about how protests turn violent when policing escalates.

Protesters use the media, but they and the police turn on journalists

Reporting is essential in a democracy but police and demonstrators don’t always see it that way.

​We’re a society steeped in violence

The likelihood of being offed, especially if it’s linked to politics and power, is pretty high.

Thousands take to US streets to protest police violence

Demonstrators block roads as public outcry over the fatal shootings of two black men by law enforcement officials intensifies.

When dog bites man really is the story

The world hasn’t changed; what’s changed is our ability to pass off the grotesque as unremarkable

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