Raymond Suttner: Realising socio-economic rights (Polity video)

Raymond Suttner: Numsa’s United Front and Left Party-what lies ahead (Polity)


Raymond Suttner: On the Freedom Charter (Valley FM)

Raymond Suttner, Meaning of freedom always developing (Polity video)


Raymond Suttner, Reinvigorating democracy (Polity)


Athambile Masola, A Biko moment


Raymond Suttner, Why I do not say how people should use their vote (Polity article)


Raymond Suttner, Building unity to restore democratic rule. (Polity)


Nomboniso Gasa, on change through “The Good People in the ANC” argument

I don’t buy the “good people in the ANC” argument. I believe they are there and they are many. I am not sure that makes a compelling argument to vote for the ANC. If we have learnt anything about how organisations and social change work, it is the complexity of changing patterns that have already set it.

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Raymond Suttner, Preliminary evaluation of 20 years of democracy(Polity interview)

Raymond Suttner interview with Polity on sense of disillusionment with formal politics

Stuart Hall’s cultural legacy. Britain under the microscope


Richard Pithouse’s insightful analysis of the broader implications of small town racism in Grahamstown


Khadija Patel, Analysis; Motsekga’s class of 2013


South African matric pass rate increases but less enter and pass maths and science


Rebecca Davis, When culture and policing collide. Circumcision deaths and ukuthwala -unpunished crimes

The area of what is described as cultural practices has now become a site where there are extensive abuses Continue reading

Rebecca Davis, Zille continues to bat for Motshekga against education activists

The article shows how DA leader Helen Zille disagrees with attempts to force the Basic Education Minister to provide basic infrastructure creating an environment for education. Instead she, and Jonathan Jansen, VC of The University of the Free State argue that this is misplaced where quality teaching is absent and this, in the view of Jansen should be related to other routes to economic advancement more lucrative than teaching.. Davis shows that the provision of toilets, buildings etc are not seen as a total answer to the problem of education but that these are a crucial element of what is required for an adequate learning environment.


Court order secured by ‘Equal Education’ to force Minister of Education to promulgate norms and standards for school infrastructure