Having better things to do, I do not want to spend too much time on this, a brief review of Ferial Haffajee’s “book” whose only real item of interest is the provocative title: What If There Were No Whites In … Read the rest
In the West, crying and dying is framed as … winning.
Or so an Extra-Terrestrial from Deep Space would conclude, should he look down upon the landmasses that make up The West.
From his worldly perspective, ET will observe that … Read the rest
A palpable sense of panic is creeping into commentaries and columns and the media generally about South Africa’s future, now exacerbated by the painful reality of a searing drought. Yes, South Africa is a drought-ridden country and our water system … Read the rest
South Africa is scaling new heights of ubuesque absurdity in the demand that the University of Stellenbosch should impose English as its “main language”. South Africa is already drowning in English universities where the slogan is apparently that they should … Read the rest
The specter, on the nation’s campuses, of frightened, middle-aged white educators, mostly men, resigning in fear of a mob rising in rage against hurtful words and gestures—all constitutionally protected speech—is an organic extension of the American educational project, down to … Read the rest
I was simply astonished to read Neels Blom’s bizarre appeal in a recent edition of Business Day that “education at all levels will have to be in English”. Are we not seeing precisely the implosion of “English education”, … Read the rest
Angela Merkel, elected for life, or for what seems like an eternity, squints at ordinary Germans from behind the parapets of her usurped authority. The German chancellor has signaled her express intention to foist a new identity on the German … Read the rest
How vampiric Republican regimists and their zombie media work against the insurgent
Washington is moving aggressively to inoculate itself against The Insurgents. By the looks of it, there will be no Republican insurgency.
The series of political eruptions begun when … Read the rest
A DAY IN THE LIFE. The Bennett family’s day began with a prayer at “the Western Wall, the holiest site in Judaism.” It ended in the murder of the family’s father, stabbed to death in the Old City as he … Read the rest
“The top one-tenth of 1 percent in this country own almost 90 percent … as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent,” roared the independent senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, at the first Democratic primary debate of 2015, in Las … Read the rest
The public personas who pass as conservatives are NOT system builders. We know them as conservatives not by their well thought-out, philosophically consistent thinking; but because they’ve staked out certain positions on The Issues, over time.
“Gun violence” is the … Read the rest