'Heroes' betrayed

Jean Barker 18 comments | 1666 views

America sends “heroes” to war, but when they come back, they’re nothing but damaged goods to Donald Trump and other schoolyard bullies who stayed home to profit from their sacrifice, says Jean Barker.

Georgina Guedes

The slut is dead! Long live the STAR!

Georgina Guedes 8 comments | 2593 views

This year, Slutwalk has been rebranded as “STAR walk”, a broader, more inclusive march that Georgina Guedes fears misses the point entirely.

Max du Preez

Prepare for the coming economic storm

Max du Preez 51 comments | 80237 views

The South African middle classes will have to take note of the imminent economic crisis that could cause much hardship, even destabilisation, writes Max du Preez.

Andreas Späth

Fukushima’s lasting legacy

Andreas Späth 7 comments | 1701 views

Andreas Wilson-Späth takes another long and critical look at the consequences of the earthquake- and tsunami-induced meltdowns at Japan’s Daiichi reactors in the 2011.

Max du Preez

Has Zuma been treated unfairly by the media?

Max du Preez 130 comments | 20755 views

It will come as a surprise to South African media users that the big question now confronting journalists was whether they have treated President Jacob Zuma unfairly and maliciously, writes Max du Preez.

Georgina Guedes

Pick n Pay’s twitter #fail!

Georgina Guedes 7 comments | 4894 views

Pick 'n Pay’s social media team have lost the one asset they most need in the social media space: their senses of humour. Here’s how, explains Georgina Guedes.

Jean Barker

Target’s Gender War

Jean Barker 5 comments | 1062 views

A big US Walmart competitor removes the pink and blue “girls” and “boys” signs from their toy and bedding aisles. Bigotry ensues, writes Jean Barker.


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I started drinking coffee in my 40s. I tried many times before then, but never enjoyed the taste. So what got me hooked in the end? Andreas Wilson-Späth explains.

David Moseley

When loathe and plate collide

David Moseley 3 comments | 1140 views

Modern restaurants go out of their way to make each meal an experience, says David Moseley, but a simple dinner would be nice too.

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Clem Sunter 5 comments | 2691 views

Clem Sunter draws attention to the anti-establishment flag that is changing the political game around the world in terms of electioneering

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