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Set Madiba’s legacy straight

Carl Niehaus   “Madiba was a principled realist and pragmatist – but he was never a sell-out… “The racist regime was badly weakened by the heroic onslaught of the people against them, but the enemy was not defeated. If they were defeated we would not have had to negotiate with them.”   Two political trends […]

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White South Africans, it’s time to return the land

IN THE crying game of privilege, white tears matter. White tears will fall, with great lavish, when land is taken back from us by the rightful owners. Despite marathon opportunity to return stolen land to black South Africans, we have failed. Nor do we, as white South Africans, show any resolve to do so. When justice finally collapses our entitlement and privilege in South Africa, I […]