January 25, 2011
A new bout of verbiage concerning labour brokers and the nature of jobs erupted as the country got back to work after the new year break. And the confusion it created was compounded by proposed changes to the labour laws produced last month by the government. According to one set of interpretations, the ANC has […]
January 20, 2011
This chapter on the South African economy was written and submitted on August 3, 2007 for a proposed book. It was not published and the chapter was not submitted or published elsewhere. However, given developments to date this text may be of some interest to anyone concerned about economic developments in South Africa.
January 12, 2011
THE petition by assorted Zionists to have Archbishop Tutu, Judge Richard Goldstone and Professor Kader Asmal removed as patrons of the Holocaust Centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town should be welcomed. Because it provides an object lesson to us all, being the clearest indication of the abuse, both of Judaism and the Holocaust, by more […]
January 8, 2011
The intolerant reaction to the 2010 cartoon by Zapiro of the prophet Muhammed was an example of bigotry and ignorance. Zapiro did not ridicule Islam or religion. What he did was to hold up to deserved ridicule those bigots who distort the professed messages from their prophets and, indeed, from their God or gods. He should be hailed for his perception and sensitivity, not damned for doing a good job.
January 6, 2011
Apartheid’s Friends — The rise and fall of South Africa’s Secret Service by James Sanders (John Murray) (First published: December, 2006) James Sanders is a researcher of note. He proved this with his doctoral thesis at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) which was published by Frank Cass in 2000 as South Africa […]