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Bruce Cohen

Posts published by “Bruce Cohen”

A former journalist, in recent years founder and CEO of Absolute Organix.

Springtime in Auschwitz

I visit a death camp — at the wrong time of the year They show a curtain-raiser video on the tour bus from Krakow to…

Australia, where is your humanity?

There’s a smug little reality show on Discovery Channel called Border Patrol that shines a spotlight on the work of Australian customs officials. In a…

Tiger Brands: Infantile bully

Earlier this month my company took a stand at a baby show at Emperor’s Palace. We decorated our stand with posters and products to promote…

I kiss the feet of St Julian of Wiki

As I write, Google returns 56 million results for my search on “Assange”. Pretty intimidating for anyone trying to join the discourse on Julian the Terrible.…

Get off our organic backs

If you live in the 702 reception area and were listening to the John Robbie Show on Monday, you might have been as irritated as…

Hey Trevor, I Noah better way

If Trevor Noah, the spinmeister of Cell C, wants to make himself the darling of (at least some of) the SA cellphone community, he might…

The real war on cancer (maybe)

The South African media seems to have blissfully ignored one of the most important health stories of the decade — last week’s report by President…

In defence of bread

You may have come across Michael Pollan’s book In Defence of Food, a wry and fascinating critique of the dangers of the ideology of nutritionism…

Absa, you’re killing me

I truly hate Absa, and they haven’t done a thing to me. If you’ve ever run an email account without any spam filtering on, you’ll…