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


Eskom disarray and wider crisis of irregularity: how do we recover the promise of 1994?


Recovering democracy in SA to appear February

My book: Recovering democracy in South Africa will be published by Jacana Media in February. Continue reading

Raymond Suttner: SAFM interview on Nelson Mandela (Podcast)

Raymond Suttner: Protecting No 1 consumes the ANC (M & G)


Raymond Suttner: ANC in decline as it celebrates its 103rd year of existence


Raymond Suttner: Leadership and responsibility (Polity video)


Raymond Suttner, The ANC, the moral high ground and ethics (Polity video)


Raymond Suttner, Nelson Mandela’s masculinities (PDF file), Wiser seminar


Raymond Suttner, Nelson Mandela, the prisoner’s power and its meaning for us today


Raymond Suttner,Grappling with violent masculinities (Polity video)

Raymond Suttner, We must entrench the principle of non-violence


Raymond Suttner, Loss of trust and legitimacy result in ungovernability


Raymond Suttner, video interview on early Mandela, relationship with Sisulu and Mandela’s masculinities

Pallo Jordan, Mandela understood the complexities of his role


Ahmed Kathrada’s beautiful tribute to Mandela


Raymond Suttner interview on Mandela on SABC3 (starts 12-13th minute of video)

Raymond Suttner on the slow development of the young Nelson Mandela towards political consciousness

‘I was not born with a hunger to be free,’ Nelson Mandela writes in his autobiography. He immediately explains ‘I was born free-free in every way that I could know.




Raymond Suttner, Nelson Mandela as a model of manhood

Whereas earlier studies of gender concentrated on women, recent decades have seen a flourishing of literature on masculinities, Continue reading

Raymond Suttner, The influence of Walter Sisulu and Moses Kotane in moulding the political development of Nelson Mandela

There is no doubt that Mandela was at times after his release more popular than the ANC and that he could sometimes act without organisational authority. Continue reading