Images of death still disturbing

Opinion

Photographs are powerful mnemonic devices. From family albums to the faded images of communities and places that were ...

Virtuous victims take the stand

Opinion

Ernst Roets, of Afriforum, and Markus Jooste, formerly of Steinhoff, presented to parliament that rather noxious logic ...

Virtuous victims turn the tables

Opinion

A wise German thinker once suggested that it was rather foolish to ask someone’s views about themselves. They would ...

People change, for good or bad

Opinion

In a society where everything is framed in eternally fixed categories of black and white it is impossible to imagine ...

Writing about world our way

Opinion

For a while, now, I have been thinking about “the act of writing”. This, in my mind, is the process that unfolds ...

Guilt rests on all our shoulders

Opinion

The series of events that led to the death of Professor Bongani Mayosi rests on all our shoulders.

Silence of apartheid continued

Opinion

Their violence caused such silence, it banged on my eardrums over the weekend.

Politics of revenge dangerous

Opinion

This instance before a shattering is brought on by daily violence, crime, scenes of blazing property

What comes after the revolution

Opinion

Like many populists and revolutionaries, at whatever end of the political spectrum, there tends to be very little ...

For Trump, a lesson on culture

Opinion

A historicity, or selective amnesia, is an affliction that is probably worse than ignorance.

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