Climate change: the board game

Andreas Späth 76 views

Considering how little the world’s climate negotiators have accomplished in the last two decades, you’d be forgiven for thinking that they've been playing a game. A dangerous game of gambling with the lives of billions and the future of generations to come, writes Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Clem Sunter

The Flagwatching Bulletin

Clem Sunter 2098 views

Clem Sunter reviews the flags changing the global game and the risk of growing conflict between America and Russia.

Max du Preez

'EFF peeing on Parliament'

Max du Preez 48 comments | 17628 views

Our post-1994 Parliament has been reduced to a playhouse where the ANC rubberstamps its own decisions, the EFF uses theatrics, and the DA tries to remain relevant, writes Max du Preez.

Andreas Späth

Solarpunk: visions of a greener future

Andreas Späth 785 views

I love speculative fiction. Connoisseurs of ‘serious’ literature may dismiss this and related genres as less-than, juvenile, well, just too damn unrealistic. says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

Jean Barker

Taking the Low Road

Jean Barker 712 views

New measures voted in by the US House of Representatives prevent desperate Syrian refugees fleeing ISIS from entering the USA. That’s exactly what ISIS wants, says Jean Barker.

David Moseley

Wheels of Fortune

David Moseley 548 views

Only a wild drive on a South African road can make you appreciate the joys of life, says David Moseley.

Max du Preez

We have no idea what's next for South Africa

Max du Preez 105 comments | 23686 views

South Africa hasn’t been this tempestuous since the 1980s and this time it feels worse, more fluid and unpredictable, says Max du Preez.


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Georgina Guedes

Muslims don’t need to apologise for Paris

Georgina Guedes 899 views

Muslims around the world are either condemning or not condemning the Paris attacks. Either is fine, says Georgina Guedes, because they had nothing to do with them.

Allister Sparks

There's a better way to deal with ISIS than war

Allister Sparks 37 comments | 8694 views

Last Friday night's terrorist attacks in Paris have brought the question of how to deal with this dreadful threat to a point where action is required, writes Allister Sparks.

Andreas Späth

Photo safaris trump trophy hunting

Andreas Späth 1320 views

In July, the illegal killing of Zimbabwe’s iconic lion Cecil re-ignited the debate over the desirability of trophy hunting in Africa, writes Andreas Wilson-Späth.

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