It seems “racism” is what the elites and corporate media want us to focus on, even as the country faces ongoing crippling loadshedding, a crumbling economy, rising cost of living due to fuel hike shocks and a political-elite who’s rather spend R22-million on a flag than help the poor. Join BDL as he unpacks this with his Friends panel, consisting of: Dumo Denga (Manpatria Podcast), Koketso Resane (Manpatria Podcast), Gabriel Crouse (Institute of Race Relations), and Bheki Mahlobo (Centre for Risk Analysis).


Sihle Ngobese, best known as Big Daddy Liberty (BDL), is the Head of Strategic Operations at the IRR. Sihle has nearly a decade of experience in political and strategic communications, having worked in party-politics, the legislature and government. He is an Industrial Sociologist and UKZN alumni, holding an Honours degree in Industrial, Organizational & Labour Studies. Sihle brings with him the BDL social media brand and is the host of The Big Liberty Show. He is responsible for the production of all IRR shows, including the flagship ‘Daily Friend Show’ and podcasts.