Egypt’s Bloody Sunday | by Mariz Tadros

Egypt’s Bloody Sunday | by Mariz Tadros

At first, it looked like a repeat of the worst state brutality during the January 25 uprisings that unseated the ex-president of Egypt, Husni Mubarak: On Sunday, October 9, security forces deployed tear gas, live bullets and armored vehicles in an effort to disperse...
Parliament resorts to censorship

Parliament resorts to censorship

As per the Sunday Times editorial below, the democratic Parliament of South Africa has resorted to censorship to block legitimate concerns of a rising authoritarianism and intolerance of critique. The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) was stopped...

Political blunders and nationalization prospects

If the government was a person, it would be barely able to stand today, having shot itself in both feet over the past week. Timing the introduction of the controversial and bitterly resisted e-tolling system to start the day before a fuel price rise to record levels...