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Not all human rights are equal
by David Bullard — last modified Sep 22, 2019 02:28 AM
David Bullard
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Sep 22, 2019

“The Human Rights Commission is the national institution established to support constitutional democracy. It is committed to promote respect for, observance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour”. (from the SAHRC website)

Climate Hysteria
by Andrew Kenny — last modified Sep 22, 2019 01:57 AM
Andrew Kenny
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Sep 22, 2019

The greatest folly of our age is the belief that mankind is changing the climate in a dangerous way. It has no basis in science, as I shall show below.

SABC’s failures a microcosm of SA
by Marius Roodt — last modified Sep 20, 2019 08:15 PM
Marius Roodt
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Sep 21, 2019

It’s time the government began correcting its own failures instead of expecting the rest of us to carry the cost.

A more than native tongue
by Michael Morris — last modified Sep 18, 2019 08:07 AM
michael@irr.org.za
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Sep 18, 2019

As Heritage Day approaches and we cast around for tokens of South African essences, the youngest of Africa’s indigenous languages – despite the recent remarks by Panyaza Lesufi about Afrikaans – recommends itself for celebration.

Freedom means letting people choose
by Sara Gon — last modified Sep 16, 2019 06:57 PM
Sara Gon
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Sep 17, 2019

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi should not hold a job in government if he regards the choice to speak Afrikaans and the creation of a private Afrikaans-medium university as ‘racist’.

Is South Africa deranged?
by Andrew Kenny — last modified Sep 14, 2019 07:13 PM
Andrew Kenny
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Sep 15, 2019

There seems to be an added dimension of sadism and madness and bloodlust to our crime. Why?

Time to bury Mugabe’s legacy
by Chris Hattingh — last modified Sep 13, 2019 06:55 PM
Chris Hattingh
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Sep 14, 2019

Civil rights and economic freedom must be central to overcoming the devastation visited on Zimbabwe by the late Robert Mugabe.

Land: a turning point?
by Terence Corrigan — last modified Sep 12, 2019 08:44 PM
Terence Corrigan
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Sep 13, 2019

It remains to be seen whether there is any real appetite to discuss solutions that bring about prudent and productive land reform that really does leave beneficiaries better off.


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