Land reform: We need a new approach that does not reduce land to its commercial value

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Black working-class citizens – excluded from the economy and with minimal access to public goods such as land – are at the receiving end of these evictions. Picture: Supplied/File
Black working-class citizens – excluded from the economy and with minimal access to public goods such as land – are at the receiving end of these evictions. Picture: Supplied/File

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The perspective that reduces land to a commodity without paying attention to conceptions of land justice has failed South Africans, write Khwezi Mabasa and Bulelwa Mabasa

The recent state-ordered evictions in the middle of a global pandemic and a harsh winter remind South Africans about the unanswered land question.

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