Politics

The hills are alive

What can be learned from the direct democracy of the Swiss The topic of public finance can be quite complicated if it is not underpinned by necessary preconditions. One such is a strong viable political system that creates its own checks and balances to ensure sustainability and also to extend the democratic dividend to the […]

Politics

Philosophy or politics

WOULD THE REAL ANDILE MNGXITAMA PLEASE STAND UP FOR BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS? Andile Mngxitama has a talent for encouraging black youth to take their own destiny in their own hands. In the early to late 1990s his gatherings, talks, debates and fora and walk-abouts at his house in Observatory were always bustling.  He has friends and […]

Politics

A fish rots from the head…

South Africa does not have more criminals than America and Britain.  The difference between them and us is that they have effective systems and institutions to deal with criminals while ours are weak. During the reign of the National Party the level of crime was very low because people knew that there will be devastating […]

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The ANC Violate All That is Sacred

The venerable Zulu Shaman Credo Mutwa wrote ‘My People’ in 1969 – a truly inspiring work everyone should read.  Looking for ideas on how black South Africans can change our destiny? Clearly knowing ourselves is critical to creating a healthy, productive, stable, safe and progressive environment for all. We must accept that it is the […]

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Democracy tainted by ANC greed

My people’s fundamental problem with the debate about the land issue is simply this … in the last 25 years everything that the ANC has touched has become a disaster. The track record of corruption throughout the period of their administration has resulted in increased national debt, the bankruptcy of SOE’s, 90% of the municipalities, […]