…And the Postman Goeth | by Terry Bell

…And the Postman Goeth | by Terry Bell

On Monday, nostalgia, tinged with concern, will provide a worker and union undercurrent when the post office, with justifiable pride, celebrates the centenary of South Africa’s first delivery of mail by air. Similar feelings afflict postal workers the world over as...

ANC vs City Press: What lies beneath | by Mandy de Waal

Some say it was the ANC’s best chance to steer public attention away from its disastrous handling of the economy. Some say they just couldn’t wait to spark an outrage so people would stop talking about textbooks being five months late in Limpopo. Some say...
Champagne Socialism

Champagne Socialism

According to the Mail and Guardian – the SACP celebrated their 91st birthday in style. “At the foot of the stage were two large red cakes, surrounded by bottles of champagne. Printed on the cakes were: “91 years of militant struggle for...