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Chris Webb

Christopher Webb is a writer and researcher living in Toronto. He is a research associate at the Centre for Social Change at the University of Johannesburg.


Punks of the Witwatersrand

The Rise and Fall of National Wake, South Africa’s first multiracial punk band at the height of apartheid, that sang about state violence and political freedoms.

Exile, Return, Home?

Many will read Sisonke Msimang’s new memoir for its musings on exile and home, but it is also a political telling of the complicated South African transition.

Rhodes Must Fall Everywhere

Aside from the heady enthusiasm of campus politics, is there any variable that unites these seemingly disparate campus struggles and what can they learn from one another?