With Regards to the #RhodesMustFall ,#AfrikaansMustFall and the burning of “White” paintings: it is clear that the protesters don’t have any personal reasons to hate and despise the objects of protest. Rather they see things that others enjoy that they … Read the rest
Today I, a very proud Afrikaans-speaking person, who is just coincidentally white, am very angry. As I was planning to leave campus an enormous disturbance occurred. The EFF decided, once again, to protest. As always this is probably Apartheid’s fault … Read the rest
Oh dear, how naughty of “them” to burn our precious UCT Jammie bus. How could “they” disturb our infantile pleasures at the site where we escape from the real world we created? Silly people, “they” are!
We demand our Beatrix … Read the rest
The French government made a mistake detaining General Christian Piquemal during anti-migrant protests in Calais, as many people are aware there are a lot of illegal migrants who have broken French law by arriving in the country, experts say.
An … Read the rest
I AM disagreeably surprised that Business Day saw fit to publish the article by Thando Mgqolozana that called for the occupation of land by force (Land grab the only way to restore justice, January 20). In most countries, … Read the rest
The ANC is effectively busy ripping the South African community into two separate camps with the way in which the organisation is currently driving their campaign about racism.
Racism, from the side of both black and white, carries the germ … Read the rest
President Obama’s acting secretary of education, John King, hijacked Martin Luther King Jr. Day to accuse public schools of racism because black students are punished more often and more harshly than others.
The Obama administration has been threatening school districts … Read the rest
I invite anyone interested in the concept of white privilege to participate in the following thought experiment.
Does a South Sudanese citizen benefit from white privilege? Surely not. How about a Japanese resident of Tokyo? This would be very hard … Read the rest
Rumors that President Obama was indoctrinated into jihadist beliefs have surfaced on the internet regularly. Where could he have encountered such beliefs?
Obama attended a madrassa as a youth in Jakarta, Indonesia. While working with mujaheddin forces in Pakistan as … Read the rest
By Jacques Nashilongweshipwe Mushaandja
It is definitely necessary to unpack how and why Afrikaans is still largely utilised in Namibian workplaces in the 21st century. To get a good grasp of this issue, we probably need to understand the root … Read the rest
On November, 20, 1963, when the majority of Xhosa-speaking people entered a polling booth for the first time in their lives, the consensus regarding separate development became clear in the largest South African homeland of Transkei. In total 880 425 … Read the rest
The refugee crisis in Germany is likely to spell the end of Angela Merkel.
With the country in line to receive more than a million asylum-seekers this year alone, public anxiety is mounting together with criticism of Merkel, from outside … Read the rest
The Republican Jewish establishment is watching the surge of political outsiders — like Donald Trump and Ben Carson — in the presidential primaries with dismay.
“It’s like we have a conference call every morning, and we ask, ‘What can we … Read the rest