Thinking Beyond the Ballot

Thinking Beyond the Ballot

I have never voted at the polls.  It is not a statement that I make openly to many people in my life, as it is often met with great disdain and dismissal, or a “yes but…” kind of statement.  I am very passionate about this position.  I always have been something of an anarcho- communist, [...]

South Africa’s Masked Epidemic: Gender-Based Violence

South Africa’s Masked Epidemic: Gender-Based Violence

Over the past few weeks, no fewer than 21 women and children have been murdered in South Africa.  As a country, we find ourselves in the midst of not one, but two, devastating epidemics. Gender-based violence in South Africa should be considered as a second pandemic in the country – as serious as the coronavirus. [...]