Raymond Suttner: Patriarchy is part of our heritage, but not to be celebrated (Polity)

http://www.polity.org.za/article/patriarchy-is-part-of-our-heritage-but-not-to-be-celebrated-2014-09-29

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Richard Pithouse, South Africa:After the end of our innocence

I have one problem with this article, the statement: ‘Moreover, we are increasingly confronting a state that acts in routine disregard of the law and, at times, the courts. On their own the courts guarantee nothing.’ Certainly on their own courts guarantee nothing, but defending rights where courts can, is surely one of our most important tasks?

http://sacsis.org.za/site/article/2146

Abahlali baseMjondolo Press statements on attacks on Cato Crest settlements

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September 26, 2014
Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement

We Are All Ndabo Mzimela

As everybody knows the struggle in Cato Crest against corruption and for land and housing has been seriously repressed. Continue reading

Raymond Suttner: Is constitutionalism at odds with majority rule? (Polity video)

http://www.polity.org.za/article/is-constitutionalism-at-odds-with-majority-rule-2014-09-25

Raymond Suttner: ANC with huge majority on the defensive in parliament (Polity video)

http://www.polity.org.za/article/suttners-view-anc-with-huge-majority-on-the-defensive-in-parliament-2014-09-25

Raymond Suttner: The speaker and holding Zuma accountable in parliament

Personally I am not absolutely convinced that it is necessary to follow the British example in having the Speaker resign from office Continue reading

Prof Sandra Liebenberg, What the law has to say about evictions

http://mg.co.za/article/2014-09-01-what-the-law-has-to-say-about-evictions/