The ANC’s January 8 statement: then and now (Polity 9 January 2017)

Democracy beyond electoralism (Polity)

Raymond Suttner: The Freedom Charter @60:Rethinking its democratic qualities

Suttner – Freedom Charter

Raymond Suttner: Will Zuma go to jail? (Polity)

Raymond Suttner: Veteranism and the virtues of a good klap

In one of the interviews with the new Minister of Mineral development, Mosebenzi Zwane, I found myself smirking Continue reading

Raymond Suttner; Why do I say that Gauteng is the most politically mature ANC province?

I have been asked why I refer to Gauteng as the most politically mature ANC province. Continue reading

Raymond Suttner: What is really at stake in election of a woman as president? (Polity)

Raymond Suttner: What is radical today? (Polity video interview)

Raymond Suttner: Scandals and betrayal in South Africa today (Polity)

Michael Dingake’s Memoirs Better to Die On One’s Feet


Michael Dingake’s book “Better to die on one’s feet” will be published Continue reading

Raymond Suttner: Re-reading the Freedom Charter @ 60 (Polity)

Raymond Suttner: Compassion, connectedness and cowardice (Polity interview)

The summary under the video title is wrong. It relates to the voting of MPs over Nkandla and more generally to people being rooted in the needs of the oppressed and when that is ruptured

Raymond Suttner: Significance of change of NUM leadership for SA politics (Polity video interview)

Raymond Suttner: ‘Party loyalty’, patronage and the future of SA parliament (The Con)

Raymond Suttner: South African parliament now and in the future (Heinrich Boll foundation)

Recovering Democracy in SA (Polity interview)

Raymond Suttner: South Africa 20 years on: a state in crisis (The Africa Report)


Raymond Suttner audio interview with Gareth Cliff 12 March 2015