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It’s over … except it isn’t
by Terence Corrigan — last modified May 23, 2019 08:21 PM
Terence Corrigan
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May 24, 2019

There is little reason to imagine that the reckless policy course that prevailed throughout 2018 and into 2019 is anything but the ‘direction of policy’ today.

The true face of the ANC
by Anthea Jeffery — last modified May 23, 2019 12:58 PM
Anthea Jeffery
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May 23, 2019

Now that the ANC has won power for another five years, the true face of the organisation is once again emerging.

Ramaphosa's chance and Maimane's crossroads (and snotklap)
by John Kane-Berman — last modified May 19, 2019 09:54 PM
John Kane-Berman
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May 20, 2019

The African National Congress (ANC) has no means of knowing whether the man who ran its recent election campaign, Fikile Mbalula, was wrong in claiming that without Cyril Ramaphosa the party would have garnered not 58% of the vote but 40%.

What do the metro results tell us?
by Marius Roodt — last modified May 17, 2019 10:18 PM
Marius Roodt
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May 18, 2019

Continuing migration to the cities is set to have profound effects on South Africa’s future – not least in election outcomes.

Are we anti-racist for the right reasons?
by Terence Corrigan — last modified May 16, 2019 01:28 PM
Terence Corrigan
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May 16, 2019

Those who argue that black people involved in racial incidents should be treated more leniently than whites risk degrading the generous, ennobling universalism of human rights.

A bigger stay-away vote in 2019 the biggest change
by Anthea Jeffery — last modified May 15, 2019 10:06 PM
Anthea Jeffery
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May 15, 2019

Most South Africans will persist in expressing their discontent by staying away from the polls so long as they remain uninformed about the governing party’s socialist commitment to national democratic revolution.


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