The Spectre of the Eurozone Debt Crisis

The Spectre of the Eurozone Debt Crisis

Does the chaos in the Eurozone signal the beginning of the end of the Euro?Four years and a couple of trillion dollars worth of rescue packages after the eruption of the sub-prime crisis in 2007, we are nowhere near resolution of the “North Atlantic Financial Crisis”....

The need to understand history

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived. But if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” So wrote the American author Maya Angelou. A fellow writer, James Baldwin also noted: “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed...

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...

Return of the one-state solution | by Phil Gasper

The case for a single democratic secular state in historic Palestine. ISRAEL’S BRUTAL rampage in the Gaza Strip in December and January claimed the lives of more than 1,300 Palestinians, the majority of them unarmed civilians according to the Israeli human rights...