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Need for a new anti-privatisation fight

February 20, 2022


(First published on Fin24 and City Press, South Africa 18 & 20 February 2022) There was nothing new in the effective nod to privatisation in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address last week. But it — and the largely muted opposition to it — seemed perhaps to indicate the end of a 25-year […]

Fascism coming into its own

February 7, 2022


That distilled form of the poison of nationalism — fascism — an authoritarian, top-down system powered by xenophobia is gaining strength in South Africa.