Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

The great Victorian novelist Charles Dickens was born 200 years ago this year. Andre Marais looks back on his life and work and his relevance for us today. What would Dickens have made of South Africa in this year of his bicentenary? Despite all obvious differences...
COSATU’s precarious challenge

COSATU’s precarious challenge

It is true we in live a world where technology and globalisation give the impression of rapid change and constant flux. The mouthpieces of capital, marching under the banner of ‘labour flexibility’, insist that this reality must be reflected in the world...