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Why Iowa caucus is not a barometer of popular sentiment in the US

February 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Iowa is very different from the rest of the US. With an ever-shrinking white majority […]

  • Thabo Mbeki

Mbeki’s race rage — and what he did (not) do about it

February 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Thabo Mbeki’s detractors await his defence of real areas of controversy around his rule — […]

  • Percy+Qoboza

Beware the ‘moral panic’ that will put SA on a slippery slope

January 31st, 2016|0 Comments

“The obligatory optimism of a socialist society”. That was the working description penned, years back, […]

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The two things Herman Mashaba has in common with Donald Trump

January 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Mashaba practises the old-fashioned method of “pull yourself up by your own bootstraps”

Who benefited from […]