South Africa, like Cuba, is the last outpost of communism. Elsewhere in the world, experiments in collective farming and nationalisation have been abandoned as the grim mistakes of nineteenth-century radicalism, issuing forth from the bearded Karl Marx, … Read the rest
Last week ANC leaders had another braai or luncheon with representatives of Afrikaans organisations. A few vacuous statements were made afterwards but as usual nothing really happened.
Why on earth does the ANC still talk to Afrikaners … Read the rest
South Africa is the most interesting country in the world to live in. For almost eight years I lived in Paris and I could stroll to the Louvre, the Picasso Museum, buy cheap tickets at the Bastille … Read the rest
‘Unless the DA wishes to court middle-class black voters only, its confident foray into identity politics might backfire’
THE news about Lindiwe Mazibuko’s election as Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentary leader had hardly been announced when inveterate blogger Anton Barnard published … Read the rest
The multicultural dream that the US and Britain foresaw in South Africa is simply not going to happen. In fact, it is not even being realised in their own countries, backed up by huge globalised economies.
If things continue like … Read the rest