Everybody’s Son | by Uri Avnery

The most sensible – I almost wrote “the only sensible” – sentence uttered this week sprang from the lips of a 5-year old boy. After the prisoner swap, one of those smart-aleck TV reporters asked him: “Why did we release 1027 Arabs for one Israeli soldier?” He...

After the World Ended (III): A Qualified Franchise

February 14, 2013 Hurrah for the University of Johannesburg Trots! They have launched the first ultra-left political party since the 1994 elections! Isn’t this what the Creator has been calling for all along? Well, yes and no. It hasn’t been launched or...
BLACK NOISE

BLACK NOISE

Black Noise is a new column that features young black writers dedicated to critiquing and undermining racism, sexism and economic exploitation in South Africa and beyond. I can’t even imagine the terror Anene must have felt on that construction site. The details...