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Obama, women and hope

There I sat, five hours after leaving home, sunburned and wind chapped. I was hungry and thirsty and had spoken about engineering and women’s rights…

Capitalism or socialism? We have no choice

It is not surprising that South Africans have trouble thinking straight. The poor live in a state of anxiety and insecurity, while high crime rates have…

Obama: Rip those conservatives apart

Four years ago, Barack Obama and his rival, John McCain, both embodied the American idea of nobility in their respective campaigns. This time Obama enjoys…

Obama, please don’t break our hearts

by Bright Simons The enthusiasm that greeted the election of Barack Obama, the first and only American president with an African name, was palpable across…