Elect EFF or face anarchy

Opinion

Calling someone a fascist is one of the easiest ways of discrediting a political opponent, or someone you consider ...

Benefits of mis-education

Opinion

I have been following Jonathan Jansen’s recent columns on the achievements and failures of our education system with ...

Teach inclusive history

Opinion

Everyone stands to benefit from learning history. It’s hard to imagine any objections to this statement.

Different starting points

Opinion

Couple of articles published in last weekend’s papers caught my attention. One was written by Paul Kariuki, of the ...

Champions of SA’s poor?

Opinion

I want to toss a few fresh ideas into the thickening gruel of discussions about our political economy – not all of ...

Balancing justice and order

Opinion

At the intersection of governance and politics lie several balancing acts.

For whom is the world better?

Opinion

When NASA sent the Atlas V 401 rocket into space last Saturday morning, I got a slight thrill. The launch was hailed as ...

Identity and the age of rage

Opinion

The globalisation that defined the last decades of the past century held a brief promise of a highly idealistic ...

Long walk for women economists

Opinion

A series of events around the absence and invisibility of women in economics have been cause for optimism.

DA awaits diversity evolving

Opinion

One of the stand-out features of South African liberalism, the variant so thoroughly embedded in the DA, is its blind ...

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