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...

The Spear: Enough and no more! | by ANC Today

ANC Today article says cheap offensive smut peddled as art doesn’t add anything to advance civic liberties ENOUGH AND NO MORE! The artist, the gallery and the City Press editor “… propaganda in some form or other lurks in every book, that every work...
Alexander Cockburn 1941-2012

Alexander Cockburn 1941-2012

  Alexander Cockburn, one of my journalistic and literary heroes passed away yesterday, after a prolonged battle with cancer. Cockburn’s acidic criticism, flourishing prose and general contempt for all that was orthodox, safe and banal, made him one of the...

News brief

As the 2014 elections approach and the ANC continues to weaken under Zuma’s leadership a host of new political parties and formations, from Agang to WASP, are beginning to enter the political scene from. The latest emerge is the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)...