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A Covid-19 wake up call for fairness

March 22, 2020

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The spread around the world of Covid-19 by jet set and cruise travellers has heightened the fear of the horrendous human cost that this virus — no respecter of class, caste or colour — could cause should it reach the teeming favelas, squatter camps and shacklands of the working class poor. This should bring to the fore the gross neglect of the poor, many of whom continue to live — and die — as a result of treatable and curable epidemics such as tuberculosis (TB).

Middle class is not defined by income alone

March 11, 2020

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Beware the anger of those individual workers, who finding themselves jobless, realise they were conned into believing that they had ascended to middle class status and supposedly shared greater interests with the owners of capital than with the other sellers of labour, the working class majority.

Dear Sir bids farewell to Pritz

March 7, 2020

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The surviving cast and helpers involved in the 1981 Dear Sir production at the Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College will fondly remember the contribution of Pritz Dullay who died in Denmark on February 27.