Ayanda Mabulu vs Brett Murray | by Unathi Kondile

Ayanda Mabulu vs Brett Murray | by Unathi Kondile

Firstly, I’d like to thank Brett Murray for his contribution to the arts. Secondly, I wish I could deliver canapés and wine to all the South African households who have had the privilege of entering a gallery from the comfort of their homes, courtesy of our media’s...

The ballot box and a youth wage subsidy

The battle for the electoral support of the millions of unemployed, unskilled and mostly ill-educated youth — perhaps the most crucial voting bloc for the 2014 elections — is now in the open. It came with the decision by the Democratic Alliance (DA) to march on Cosatu...
No Zunami on the Streets | by Richard Pithouse

No Zunami on the Streets | by Richard Pithouse

There’s no question that the debate, in and around the media, ignited by the ANC’s response to Brett Murray’s painting has been voluminous and intense in equal measure. And there have been important insights and lessons learned amongst the sound and...
Cuba’s future: an assessment | by Sam Farber

Cuba’s future: an assessment | by Sam Farber

Samuel Farber is the author of many articles and several books on Cuba. His most recent is Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959: A Critical Assessment, published by Haymarket Books in 2011. This article is based on a talk delivered at the Bildner Center of the CUNY...