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Death of a largely unsung heroine

December 9, 2016

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Myrtle Berman, anti-apartheid activist, librarian, political prisoner, hunger striker, international management consultant and lifelong socialist, died peacefully in her apartment in Cape Town on December 8. She was 92 and did not recover consciousness following a stroke on November 25.

The importance of understanding history

March 16, 2012

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We need to know our history in order to understand perhaps where we are today and how we came to be where we are; and we need to understand reality in order to face it and to progress. Such advice seems particularly pertinent in South Africa in these, at first sight, very confusing times.