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A call to clear the road ahead

August 9, 2020

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We should honour the pioneers who sacrificed so much by ensuring that the road ahead is cleared of the clutter of corruption, bureaucracy and prejudice.

‘Grooming’, irrationality & Covid-19

August 5, 2020

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Unless a series of sometimes contradictory and apparently irrational Covid-19 orders is cleared up, the SA government may be regarded as the National Inanity.

Irrationality & the vultures

July 27, 2020

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As more people are thrown onto the scrapheap of unemployment, driven to desperation, the vultures gather to pick their bones.

Three clarion calls to action

July 12, 2020

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Time to fight for free, universal access to any Covid-19 vaccine or treatment and, in the longer term, free, universal healthcare.

A time to try real democracy

June 27, 2020

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Covid-19 is being used by politicians the world over to try to hide the fact that the system they administer was responsible for the economic crisis now exacerbated by Covid-19. Time now to try a true democratic alternative?

The ‘new normal’ capitalism desires

June 14, 2020

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The "Great Reset Agenda for Capitalism" proposed by Klaus Schwab is another shrewd,half a loaf, bribe. Perhaps it is time to plan to take the bakery?

A key to a post-pandemic future

June 12, 2020

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The roots of the present lie in the past and it is essential that we havea clear idea of such roots if we are to understand where we are now — and why. Without such knowledge we can hardly plan clearly for the future.

Ours always to reason why

June 4, 2020

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For many desperately poor people in South Africa there has been a stark choice: defy government regulations and risk becoming infected by Covid-19 or remain in lockdown and die of starvation.