From The Editor

Politics

Philosophy

Replace Arbitrary State Law With Neighbourliness: The People’s Law

Good neighbourliness involves an unwritten and often unspoken agreement to look out for one another....

The Real Danger Facing Freedom Of Speech

If we do not allow offence, we stand to lose everything that makes life special....

Identity

Identity is a very interesting concept, the idea that human beings have certain traits which...
A Massai Village in Tanazania

Traditional Values are Nonsensical

Using traditional values and culture as a crutch is a South African pass-time. The National...
rainbow obigopoly

Evolution and politics today in SA

All human animal language and behaviour exist merely to give effect to pre-programmed survival choices....

Economics

Social Affairs

Many UCT Students are Self-Appointed Crybullies and Inquisitors

Anonymous members of the UCT Health Science Students’ Council (HSSC) “reject the notion that...

The Academic Mob Strikes Back: How To Get Away With Murder At UCT Pt. 2

“Toxic” Health Sciences? On 27 July 2018, Prof. Bongani Mawethu Mayosi, Dean of UCT’s Faculty of Health...

How To Get Away With Murder At UCT Again Pt. 1

Murder in Mathematics More than three years ago, I published a piece, Getting away with murder,...

Is UCT On The Verge Of Academic Suicide?

UCT is at an academic existential precipice on the verge of making a ‘Great Leap...

Why Economists Can’t Tell You Where to Live

One of the most beautiful places I have seen in my entire life is Dali,...

Africa

Rwanda: The Story That Could Have Been Ours

1994 was a very pivotal year for both Rwanda and South Africa. South Africa emerged from Apartheid with the promise of a rainbow nation,...

World

Beware The Slope

“I think it’s important to understand that you can’t have 100 percent security and then have 100 percent privacy and zero inconvenience. We’re going...