Democracy beyond electoralism (Polity)

Raymond Suttner: violence in politics and society today (Polity video)

Jared Sacks, On respecting the right to make bad decisions-a message to the South African ‘left’

Abahlali baseMjondolo shack dwellers movement continues resistance but faces assassinations

Kerry Chance, SAPS violence shakes the foundations of democracy

Greg Nicolson,Abahlali baseMjondolo. The fight goes on

Khadija Patel, Shack dwellers take the fight to eThekwini and the ANC takes note

Niki Moore,Anatomy of an assassination

Political assassinations are becoming a fairly routine part of political life in a number of provinces and many of the victims are alleged whistleblowers exposing corruption in the provision of housing and other basic rights.  It is part of a broader subversion of constitutionalism and widespread resort to violence to implement private goals, albeit as leaders at various levels of the ANC.

Richard Pithouse, The antinomies of democracy in Durban