Part 1: If the Economic Freedom Fighters party is not fascist, what is it?
Part 2: The party’s racial cynicism
Part 3: The EFF is not a party of the working class
Part 4: Understanding class and a decent human life
By 2050, China is predicted to have an economy twice the size of the US economy. What will this shift in power mean for trade and international relations?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg understood the consequences of her death, and that the cold political calculus of replacing her on the US Supreme Court would take centre stage. Her supporters should take heart from her persistence
From an early age, I have viscerally known that lack of food was neither just nor fair
According to Sigmund Freud, group identification and a sense of justice can preclude divisions based on envy. Worryingly, South Africa is lacking in these core elements
We need to keep our fervent loyalty for sport and when it comes to politics vote on policies not those behind them
This morning my eye caught a report about Brazil’s climate-change denialist, neoconservative president, Jair Bolsonaro — evidently in an attempt to divert attention from his own egregious responsibility for the fires that rage unabated in (what is rapidly ceasing to be) the Amazon rainforest — accusing Leonardo DiCaprio of ‘paying’ non-governmental organisations to set fire […]
The events of the last week in what is supposed to be the ‘greatest democracy’ on the planet have been very disturbing, to say the least – perhaps not for most people, who may not really care about the United States of America, but for me, who spent at least 6 years of my life […]
In a recent article titled ‘The perils of short-termism: Civilisation’s greatest threat’, by Richard Fisher, he makes the following sober (and sobering) remark about the people — our children and grandchildren — who are likely to be alive when the iconic year, 2100, dawns: All the decisions we make, for better and worse, will be […]