Target Iran? | by Aref Nazari

Target Iran? | by Aref Nazari

Recent reports suggest plans are being laid in Washington and Whitehall for an attack on Iran. The anti-war movement has never been more important.Nothing to do with Iran. That’s how the Israeli Defence Force responded after their five-day large-scale military...

Lies, damned lies and statistics

Lies. damned lies and statistics. It’s a cliché that has been used several times in this column over the years. I have used it because statistical data, especially about employment and the cost of living, can influence attitudes, opinions and policy decisions. As...

The Warnings We Should Be Hearing | by Amira Hass

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a world-renowned expert on terror, needs experts to understand that the burning of a major mosque by Jews will spark a larger conflagration? As Haaretz reported on Sunday, prominent Mideast experts met with the prime minister to...
The slayings grow more sinister | by Ronnie Kasrils

The slayings grow more sinister | by Ronnie Kasrils

Our initial horror and outrage does not subside but deepens. Evidence is emerging of a web of possible vengeance and extra-judicial executions. These point to a scenario as sinister and chilling as anything from our horrific colonial-apartheid history. Our gut...
“The strength of Cosatu still lies in its members”

“The strength of Cosatu still lies in its members”

Interview with Eddie Webster, director of the Chris Hani Institute Edward Webster is Professor Emeritus in the Society, Work and Development Institute (SWOP), at the University of the Witwatersrand. He was recently appointed director of the Chris Hani Institite (CHI)...