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Stupidity and doubt threaten the West

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2022 promises paradox. On the one hand, the world will still enjoy the wonderful improvement in human welfare that Western Civilisation has delivered. The last

How Jews, Pagans and Atheists made Christmas

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This is a brief 2,500-year history of how Jews, pagans and atheists made Christmas the definitive celebration of Western Civilisation. It is rather a strange

Please tell the whole truth about ivermectin and Covid vaccines

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Ivo Vegter, in the Daily Friend, 9 November 2021, launched a 2 169-word attack on my article about the “demented war against Ivermectin” (my words,

The ANC betrays the people of Zimbabwe – again

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The ANC has decided on yet another attack against the people of Zimbabwe. From the moment it came to power, the ANC has done everything

The naïveté of André de Ruyter

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André de Ruyter, CEO of Eskom since January 2020, is being unjustly blamed and wrongly praised. It is quite absurd to blame him for the

Race and democracy: what to do?

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After the 2021 local elections, the results were shown on interesting maps, where a colour (say green for the ANC, blue for the DA) represented

The legacies of De Klerk and Lincoln

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Nelson Mandela is important for what he was. FW de Klerk is important for what he did. Because of history, Mandela was largely powerless except

The grim farce of COP26

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A senior UN environmental official warned that ‘governments have a 10-year window of opportunity to solve the greenhouse effect before it goes beyond human control’.

Electric shocks on eve of election

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“Take the knee!” and “No electricity, no vote!” have been the headline slogans on the eve of the local elections tomorrow. I’ll deal with the

The election pantomime

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“For you, potholes and sewage in the streets. For me, an enormous salary, a new BMW and lavish improvements to my house.” This is in