Category Archives: Politics

Talking Politics & Apartheid

I was talking politics yesterday with two artisans doing temporary work on the farm – mnumzane Pulambi and mnumzane Sibane (not their real names) – ¬†and the discussion moved to the topic of apartheid. They both spoke about some of … Continue reading

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Poem: Black Ghosts

Black Ghosts. On the intersection of Freedom & Capital. Not dead, but not living; Just there. Actors on an asphalt stage By-products of systemic disadvantage Comic relief; From the daily dramas – starring us. ‘But I’ve heard they make a … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Preserving History

My blood is *BOILING*!! If there’s one thing I’ve heard endlessly this past week, it’s that “it’s important to remember history”. If you’ve said (or thought) that to me, I want you to pay attention to this. I decided to … Continue reading

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Know Your Politics: How to Vote

#1 – How to Vote. Election season in Mzansi is on its way. As most of us know, things get a little bit crazy what with everyone trying to convince you who, and who not to vote for. Now more … Continue reading

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From Apartheid to Apathy

An article recently came up on one of my social network feeds claiming that the worst possible scenario that Mzansi faces in the near future is “six more years of Jacob Zuma as our president”. My personal views about our … Continue reading

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Dr Ramphele and The bridge from Black Consciousness to South African Consciousness

Dr Ramphele and The bridge from Black Consciousness to South African Consciousness. via Dr Ramphele and The bridge from Black Consciousness to South African Consciousness.

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Peace in America

In the wake of the Boston Bombings, I’ve deliberately taken my time to observe people’s reactions before offering my own response. It has been interesting to see what people have been reporting, saying, and posting. The two predominant points of … Continue reading

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