The Meaning of John Berger

  John Berger, who died on January 2, turned 90 in November last year. A Jar of Wild Flowers (Zed Books), a collection of essays written by his friends and artistic collaborators in celebration of Berger, and edited by Yasmin Gunaratnam and Amarjit Chandan, was published at the time — as a present to this singular poet, [...]

Hate in the Heart of Sea Point

  – Lucy Valerie Graham   Last week, Sea Point’s Democratic Alliance (DA) ward councillor, Shayne Ramsay, was widely criticised for making racist, anti-poor remarks regarding homeless people in Sea Point. She later apologised and the DA distanced itself from her comments. DA leader Mmusi Maimane tweeted “Shayne Ramsay’s comments do not represent the DA, [...]

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