Post the looting and failed insurrection, what would it mean for the South African left to undertake a populist political strategy? And should it look to South America for inspiration? A long read.
Anyone who lives in fear of getting sick exists in a state of unfreedom.
Scholars Archie Mafeje and Cedric Robinson challenged Eurocentrism. Their ideas are becoming more widely known. They’re the focus of AIAC Talk this week.
#FeesMustFall was the most serious challenge to the post-apartheid political order, but didn’t connect to broader working-class struggles. Now, despite police brutality, students are beginning to make those linkages.
The ideal South African is not the citizen but the consumer, and this is impressed upon children immediately when some are sent to private schools.