Category: Opinion

When Populism Replaced Logic: Reflecting on Reckless Leadership During #FeesMustFall At UWC

By: Asanda Bleki On the 16th October 2016 at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) an SRC/Fees Must Fall meeting was held at the Student Center.  The masses that formed part of the meeting were made up of students and workers.  The entire campus was mobilized on the national call for free education and […]

Mcebo Dlamini: The Steenhuisen issue is proof that white supremacy still exists in South Africa

By: Mcebo DlaminiI come in late into the whole Johan Steenhuisen ruckus about him not having a post-matric qualification and yet he is a member of parliament and the Chief Whip of the Democratic Alliance. The delay was deliberate on my part because what was really interesting to watch were the different reactions from the […]

Global Citizen concert was a show-off event for the capitalist class- the architects of poverty

By: Simbarashe Nyatsanza The much anticipated Global Citizen Festival has come to a close. The festival, which sought to commemorate the centenary of the late Nelson Mandela, brought to South Africa some of the world’s biggest entertainers – including Beyonce, Jay Z, Cassper Nyovest and D’Banj, – as well as world and corporate leaders in […]

Steenhuisen must quit the DA if he’s really anti-elitist

By: Professor Chris MalikaneDA Chief Whip Johan Steenhuisen’s speech is exactly the work of an intellectual con-artist. The man does not even know what he is saying. He talks about Mao, Marx and Fanon…with matric alone you cannot masquerade as someone who understands them. The fellow once again does what he does best. Put on […]

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