How art helped construct Afrikaner nationalism in apartheid South Africa

Brenda Schmahmann, University of Johannesburg; Federico Freschi, University of Otago, and Lize van Robbroeck, Stellenbosch University

In this revised extract from the introduction to Troubling Images: Visual Culture and the Politics of Afrikaner Nationalism, Read the rest

‘SA’ is for Sadists’ Apocalypse

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by Dan Roodt

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In a recent article in the Sunday Independent, Gillian Schutte mistakenly blames so-called “white conservative narratives” for the appalling sexual violence that is sweeping South Africa … Read the rest

Anti-racists are the new racists

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by Dan Roodt

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South Africa’s multiracial and multicultural society is exploding into a never-ending Kulturkampf or American-style culture war. Anti-racists are the new racists, spreading intolerance and even violence ahead … Read the rest