Jeremy Cronin has gone out of his way to use his standing in the movement to help facilitate the counter revolution, writes Thami Ntenteni.
There is no connection between Zille and Zuma. Zille is entitled to have an opinion, and her opinion will carry weight as we see the ANC/SACP marching us further down the road of NDR to perfect communism, writes Sara Gon.
The issue here is not about freedom of speech, it's about the methods of applying that freedom of speech, particularly in a quasi-instructive approach that mobilises people to react in a particular manner - huge difference!
Former DA leader and Western Cape premier Helen Zille says the DA faces a 'dilemma' with the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Former DA leader Helen Zille ignited a twar between her and DA communications spokesperson Phumzile van Damme on Sunday.
There are many reasons why a Zodwa born in Site B, Khayelitsha is already disadvantaged compared to a Stacy born in Constantia. Their lives and opportunities are vastly different and though I believe university education can tip the scales, Zodwa still will need to be a provider for 5-10 hungry family members.
South Africa’s past is something people only seem comfortable to engage with based on how it informs their present. When we went to the polls to vote last month, many South Africans, politicians included, sounded off on inequality, race and privilege, says Khulekani Magubane.
Clouded by political excitement caused by consistent electoral gains and the ANC's blunders during the Zuma years, the DA unfortunately went the wrong way.
Former DA leader Helen Zille says a report implying that she had claimed it was a mistake to transform the party was incorrect.
This week on POLOTIKI, the spotlight is on the National Assembly as the next chapter in South African politics unfolds. Listen.
The portrayal of white South Africans as a victimised minority could not be further from the truth and statistics can attest to that. Twenty-five years into democracy, the economy and land are still in the hands of the few, writes Pearl Mncube.
It's naïve to simplistically divide the ANC into "good guys" and "bad guys". Things are much more complex than that, writes Jeremy Cronin.
Former DA leader and Western Cape premier Helen Zille has joined the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) as a senior policy fellow, writer and analyst, it was announced.
Former Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has warned against the rise of identity politics and victimhood as threats to democracy.
Zille highlights well the dilemma and challenges associated with getting stuck in a race debate but continually falls back into the same race rhetoric herself.
We avoid biting the bullet of personal responsibility in almost every policy arena – from Aids right through to parents, which is why the success of the Marshall Plan has eluded South Africa, writes Helen Zille.
It is undesirable to generalise about entire categories of people. There is a scale of relative privilege and deprivation in South Africa, and in our case, the discrepancies are extreme, writes Helen Zille.
Former Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will be engaging in something of a tea-time truce as the pair look set to make good on Zille's invitation to discuss her recent comments on black privilege.
The more I worked to diversify the DA, and the more successful the party became, the more our opponents accused us of being a "white party" (with the backing of the usual media chorus), writes Helen Zille.
Politician Phillip Dexter has issued a lawyer's letter to former Western Cape premier Helen Zille over what he calls a "callous and cruel" personal dig about his ex-wife and child.
Former DA leader and outgoing Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will be referred to the party's Federal Executive Council about her controversial "black privilege" tweet.
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