Hysteria of ‘oppression’ is helping no-one


Like most South Africans I have been in lockdown since, well, I don’t know when any more.

Like most South Africans I am petrified, in part because of my own vulnerabilities and “underlying conditions”, in part because I dread, every waking hour, the day the Covid-19 virus reaches overcrowded informal settlements, and in part because our political economy is taking a battering, and society — all of us — are at our wits’ end...

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