south-africa

South Africa

Gangs and activists

What does it mean when a community takes justice into its own hands? Revisiting the case of People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (PAGAD) in Cape Town.

Lockdown 2.0

What exactly did South Africa’s government do with the time they gained through the two-month COVID-19 lockdown, except to brutalize its people?

Abolition across the Atlantic

Why are South Africans not in the streets against police brutality like Americans are? It has less to do with the internet or middle classes. South Africans are captured by punitive logics. Break that.