Déjà vu at the Common | by Darlene Miller

Déjà vu at the Common | by Darlene Miller

Mother who got arrested protecting my daughter when she was brutally arrested by the new riot police. Lying in the cells listening to the women of Manenberg explain why they went to the Common left me wondering whether I had come full circle in the new South Africa: I...
Jazzin’ Cape Town | by Carol Martin

Jazzin’ Cape Town | by Carol Martin

There are a growing number of music venues in Cape Town that promote a higher level of musical consciousness. Not only with the audience development in listening for appreciation that they promote but also with the space that they provide for musical exploration and...

Is an alternative possible? | by Phil Gasper

Phil Gasper reviews what Marx had to say about the transition from capitalism to socialism THE REMARKABLE emergence of the Occupy Wall Street movement in the closing months of 2011 has not only shifted the political debate in the United States, putting issues of...

Riding victimhood to power | by Justice Malala

Many have been outraged and sad for President Jacob Zuma over The Spear saga but in truth he could not have asked for a better week. With just seven months to go to the ANC’s Mangaung conference, Zuma’s battle over The Spear has given him a party that is...