The Challenges of ‘Writing Back’ to Duiker’s Violent Dreams

  Although sexuality has always occupied the literary imagination, the manner and forms of the sexuality represented therein have evolved radically over the past few generations. Michel Foucault might have foreseen the emergence of sexuality as a politically charged narrative in the literary, ideological and cultural spheres, but this did not immediately translate into a [...]

Zuma’s Speech no Succour for Marikana Widows

  President Jacob Zuma’s reading of sections of the Marikana Commission’s report into the circumstances surrounding the death of 44 people in August 16 2012 during a strike at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mines in the North West province provided no succour for those traumatised by their loved ones’ deaths. They didn’t even hear it. At a little [...]

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