SA nation of hustlers, not workers

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We need to wean our politicians off the idea that sitting in a meeting and gabbing away is work. It’s not. Let me explain.

Every week now one is inundated with press releases and social media posts by politicians announcing that they held a meeting on this or that pressing issue. They want citizens to applaud them for holding a meeting about load-shedding while those same citizens are sitting in the dark. They want young people to applaud them for convening a think-tank on the economy while the same youths are out on the streets...

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