Remembering Luthuli on the 50th anniversary of his death (Polity, 17 July 2017, reprinted Daily Maverick and


We remember leading individuals of the past in order to grapple with the meanings of their lives and to see what bearing their legacies have on the present.  Continue reading

Mandela and masculinity today (Polity, 11 July 2017, reprinted in Daily Maverick and on



In remembering Nelson Mandela, in the month of his birth, it is valuable to return to the neglected question of what he has to teach us about masculinity, what it means to be and various ways of being a man. Continue reading