Tag Archives: Economic Freedom Fighters

‘Dangerous Times, in a Delicate Year’

  “This is  a dangerous time, in a delicate year,” President Jacob Zuma’s legal counsel, Jeremy Gauntlett SC, observed on Tuesday at the Constitutional Court. “It would be wrong for this court to be inveigled into a position of making some form of wide, condemnatory order, which will be used, effectively,… for an impeachment [of […]

ANC: Bleeding from the Bottom

  Don’t you get fucked off with all these pop-up political and economic analysts? They emerge, like verbal one-person flash mobs, every time the news agenda gets a little too complicated for journalists to follow. So instead of reading a court judgment and reporting on it, editorial teams wheel in someone with Professor or Doctor […]

#PayBackTheMoney: Irony & Anarchism

  The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) took the language of the streets into Parliament with their #PayBackTheMoney chant directed at President Jacob Zuma last week. And when he was unable to answer their questions, they protested. The ANC did the same with Speaker Baleka Mbete, calling in the cops (who, thankfully, did not storm the […]