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Manipulating the causes of the poor

March 22, 2013

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The causes of South Africa’s poor and dispossessed continue to be manipulated by politicians and unscrupulous individuals bent on accumulating power, personal wealth or both.

The high price of snobbishness

January 1, 2011

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(First published:  December 2007) St Vincent is the patron saint of the wine trade and, every year on “St Vincent’s day”, there is a tradition of calling for protection from “hail, frost, thirst and taxes”.  The producers of the Cape winelands may this year add:  “and snobbishness”. For South Africa’s wine producers — including “empowerment” […]