Browsing All posts tagged under »xenophobia«

As Brexit looms, London’s migrants keep building

September 6, 2017


Immigrant Irish “navvies” (labourers) are credited with much of the construction work of the last century that made London the city it is today. And now once again, it is the sweated labour of migrant workers that is changing the face of Britain's capital.

Brexit, nationalism & xenophobia

July 10, 2016


The looming exit — Brexit — of certainly England and Wales from the European Union (EU) — should not overly concern South Africa economically or politically. Certainly not in the short term. But never has the slogan, workers of the world unite, seemed more appropriate.

SA xenophobia – a personal comment

April 19, 2015


Watching the xenophobic filth that has again risen to the surface of our proclaimed democratic and supposedly humane society, I feel like demanding: Do not forgive us, for know exactly what we do.

Ripping good reasons for an independent media

July 13, 2012


An free and unfettered media provides the only antidote to propaganda serving narrow political and corporate agendas. This issue has become highly pertinent as the Irish-owned Independent News Media group in South Africa comes up for sale.

Xenophobia poisons the Ivoirian tangle

December 31, 2010


Most of the real lessons to be learned from the ongoing chaos in Côte d’Ivoire are being ignored, both by politicians and the popular media. Unless these are ;learned, and the background understtod, little that is happening there makes much sense.