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Tutu, Zionism and the Holocaust

January 12, 2011

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THE petition by assorted Zionists to have Archbishop Tutu, Judge Richard Goldstone and Professor Kader Asmal removed as patrons of the Holocaust Centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town should be welcomed.  Because it provides an object lesson to us all, being the clearest indication of the abuse, both of Judaism and the Holocaust, by more […]

Farewell to an anti-apartheid battler

December 17, 2010

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Tom Newnham, the man who probably did more than any other single individual in New Zealand to break rugby and other sporting ties with apartheid South Africa, died in Auckland this week, aged 84. And educator, editor, publisher, author and activist, he was the driving force behind the Citizens’ Association for Racial Equality (CARE) that, […]

Lessons to be learned from Cosatu’s 25 years

November 30, 2010

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) turns 25 in December. But the birthday celebrations around the country will be dampened by heightened tension and some mildly acrimonious outbursts resulting from the content of the government’s New Growth Path (NGP) for the economy and the manner in which it was announced. Like the 1996 […]