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2015 & more Greek turmoil looms

December 31, 2014


Europe is on tenterhooks as the new year dawns. All because of a vote in the Greek parliament on Monday that failed to elect centre-right presidential candidate, Stavros Dimos as president. And the turmoil that may result could have widespread repercussions.

Marikana: a wake-up call still ignored

August 15, 2013


The Marikana massacre was a wake-up call to every concerned citizen to consider the causes of the tragedy in order to be able to say, with hope: Never again.

Some food for thought in 2011

December 17, 2010


This is the last Inside Labour column for 2010. So I want to take this opportunity not only to wish all readers the best for the season and the coming year, but also to touch on some of the baggage — on a micro and macro level — being carried forward into 2011. At a […]

The real basis of the global economic crisis (11.11.2009)

October 2, 2010


Analysing the crisis and arguing that it may amount to a choice between planetary survival or annihilation.