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The worry that is Wonga

September 20, 2013


There are lessons to be learned and warnings to be heeded in the actions of the legal loan sharks and in reactions to their preying of the most vulnerable sectors of society.

A world of fragmentation, infighting — & hope

September 13, 2013


The global economic crisis continues, with responses leading to fragmentation, infighting — and expressions of hope. Perhaps as educationalist Michael Rosen says: "It's early days...there are possibilities..."

Clearing up some of the SA ‘strike season’ murk

September 6, 2013


In the face of double-digit wage demands, strikes and strike threats, even more murk than usual seems to surround both sides of the employer/employee divide at a time when clarity is badly needed.