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The transformative farce of Davos

January 31, 2014


Calling on the richest people in the world to transform the economic system seems to amount to the extraordinary belief that "the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work for the benefit of us all”.

Inside Labour: solidarity means the fight goes on

January 29, 2014


I am honoured and humbled by the incredible support given, and solidarity expressed, since my Inside Labour column was, earlier this month, canned. Such solidarity means: the fight goes on.

What 2014 holds for SA & the labour movement

January 22, 2014


In broad terms, 2014 could be the most critical year for South Africa since the transition from apartheid. But most of the problems already evident will remain in place.

The need for real media transformation

January 14, 2014


Transformation of the South African media is essential. But it has more to do with training and professionalism than with the pigmentation of the practitioners, let alone the owners.