SA’s black female unemployment crisis forces us to think differently about job creation and the effects of human behaviour on the planet
We are a far way from realising our lofty ideals of gender equality, but we must keep working towards them
Social protection strategies that emphasise systemic responses only to ‘livelihood shocks and uncertainties’ hardly take into account the ways in which poverty and unemployment are produced and reproduced in South Africa
Thought Leader and Activate! Change Drivers went on the campaign trail to find young people doing it for themselves
Letting outside quarters has been seen as a means of survival, but what if it is the natural evolution of urban development that could provide homes and livelihoods simultaneously?
Our aspirations are left high and dry, but we should take ownership of our efforts to get there
Because all we have now are commemorations of Freedom Day and the dreams it once carried
The work-from-home genie is out of the bottle, and technology to automate processes has been adopted far faster than under normal circumstances. Students should think carefully about what this means for their studies
What if we told foreigners to voetsek? We have fallen victim to the illusion of scarcity. And we are led to wrongly believe immigrants are a threat.
The relationship between gender-based violence and the home in South Africa means that lockdown leaves women particularly vulnerable, yet the government has been largely silent on this issue
Stagflation is an economic condition where inflation is high, economic growth is slow and unemployment is high. To say that South Africa is suffering in a state of stagflation is an understatement. Everyday the cost of living increases, the availability of economic opportunity diminishes and joblessness expands. To confirm this we have been told that […]
In 2015, it was reported that Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, speaking to followers at Nongoma, criticised black South Africans for not building further on the country they had inherited from the National Party, opting instead to destroy or break down infrastructure, in this way cancelling out the (economic) progress made during a time when the […]