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Reflecting Rogue: An Extract

Reflecting Rogue: Inside the Mind of a Feminist, published by MFBooks Joburg. RRP: R240. Available at all good bookstores. A mothering feminist’s life  A celebration, meditation and roll call During a panel with four feminist writers, moderator Mohale Mashigo, Yewande Omotoso and Nnedi Okorafor, at the 2016 Open Book Festival in Cape Town, Kabura Nganga [...]

The Seeds of the Imagination: Colin Kaepernick’s Gift

  In his response to his friend Fredric Jameson’s essay “American Utopia,” Slavoj Žižek makes a case for what is all too often lost in the uproar and turmoil caused by a historical event. What is forgotten, Žižek argues, are those “seeds of the imagination” that first created the conditions that made the event possible; [...]

A Commission of Inquiry into State Capture: Lessons from Marikana

Naadira Munshi &  Bhavna Ramji With President Zuma dithering in appointing a commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture, the Democratic Alliance have asked the High Court in Pretoria to declare that he has failed to comply with one of the prescripts of the Public Protector’s State of Capture report.  The Quaker Peace Centre, the FW [...]