Crazy Cases

Jean Barker 7 comments | 1039 views

People in other countries have always been amused by America's legal system, because it allows you to sue people for anything, including not realising how dumb you could be, even if they already know you're John Boehner, says Jean Barker.

David Moseley

I believe in Braai Day

David Moseley 38 comments | 3622 views

Yesterday we had an opinion that National Braai Day is "a day of forgetting". David Moseley doesn't agree with that sentiment.

Guest Column

Why is crime and violence so high in South Africa?

Guest Column 129 comments | 11945 views

We should look back at our recent history if we want to understand the extent of violence and crime in South Africa, writes Chandre Gould.

TO Molefe

'National Braai Day' a day of forgetting

TO Molefe 26 comments | 14902 views

With National Braai Day, Jan Braai appears to have conjured all of the white supremacist-capitalist-patriarchy's powers to overrun the intentions of commemorating the day, says TO Molefe.

Clem Sunter

Will Scotland become an independent country again?

Clem Sunter 15 comments | 5045 views

With Scotland voting on its independence this week, Clem Sunter weighs up the pros and cons of separation from the United Kingdom after 307 years of political union.

Georgina Guedes

A view on Oscar Pistorius from abroad

Georgina Guedes 20 comments | 7374 views

The whole world is watching South Africa as the Pistorius trial unfolds. Georgina Guedes offers her opinion on what might happen today from far away in Greece.

Jean Barker

Worse than al-Qaeda

Jean Barker 28 comments | 4677 views

Who would have thought you could actually create an organization that was worse than the Syrian regime, or worse than al-Qaeda, asks Jean Barker.


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Cannabis batteries for green energy storage

Andreas Späth 6 comments | 1557 views

Research has identified industrial hemp as a viable raw material for energy storage devices that may be used to efficiently bank electricity generated from renewable sources, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Clem Sunter

Flag-watching – the foxy way

Clem Sunter 2 comments | 3357 views

Clem Sunter maintains that one of the biggest lessons he has learnt from studying the future is to spot the flags that are changing it.

TO Molefe

The ANC's costly inertia

TO Molefe 1 comments | 4631 views

The ANC, it appears, has decided that neither strongly worded letters from the public protector nor catchy chants of "pay back the money" will force its hand, says TO Molefe.

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