“Orange Grove Wall” disadvantages the disadvantaged

Georgina Guedes 7 comments | 1585 views

The construction of the Reya Vaya along Louis Botha Avenue has been touted as a “Corridor of Freedom”, and yet, says Georgina Guedes, it restricts the movement of the very people it is supposed to free.

David Moseley

Waiting for Dog go

David Moseley 14 comments | 1871 views

Let's go to bed, says David Moseley. We can't. Why not? We're waiting for the dog to go.

Max du Preez

Marikana massacre: Shame on all of us

Max du Preez 167 comments | 7719 views

Thirty-four striking workers were killed during the Marikana Massacre. It would be unbearable if the only consequence of the were the sacking of the police commissioner, says Max du Preez

Andreas Späth

Humanity shoots itself in the foot

Andreas Späth 7 comments | 1041 views

Industrial civilisation’s disconnect from the natural world is baffling, especially from a species that is supposedly the only one capable of rational thought, writes Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Jean Barker

Flags of shame

Jean Barker 17 comments | 2314 views

Nothing kills the racial Facebook fun and games like a reminder of what horror results from romanticising hatred, says Jean Barker.

Allister Sparks

When spies lay claim to serving humanity

Allister Sparks 898 views

Are spies good for us? By which I mean should we the people consider them to be among the good guys or the baddies, asks Allister Sparks.

Andreas Späth


Andreas Späth 1 comments | 2521 views

Nutella is big in my life, but I never thought that my Nutella obsession would ever intercept with my interest in the environment, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.


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Dylann Roof shares apartheid's ideology

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When a monster such as Dylann Roof associates with apartheid, we white South Africans should seriously think long and hard about it, writes Max du Preez.

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Curro saga: Segregation is segregation, no matter which way you try to spin it

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The Curro school in Roodeplaat, Pretoria, just can’t seem to shake off the vestiges of apartheid. Parents who don’t want the wheel to keep turning in this way, have a choice to make.

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