Book Review:Gil Scott-Heron-the last holiday-A memoir

Like all of us, Gil Scott-Heron was a profoundly flawed individual, battling his demons while reaching out for a seemingly illusive truth. What worth is there in our lives for the well-grounded, immacutely groomed Oprahesque superhuman role model for us mortals who...

Ukraine:Civil War or Revolution

Russsian bureaucrats have been honestly surprised at the reaction by the official West – they did not expect such anger or unanimous condemnation. European politicians are beside themselves with fury. The mainstream press is relating appalling stories to its readers...
20 Years of democracy: The State of Gender

20 Years of democracy: The State of Gender

Free to do the heavy lifting: after 20 years of democracy South African women remain exploited, brutalized and devalued
. Has 20 years of democracy given black rural and urban poor women land, housing, health, jobs, freedom of sexual exploitation, safety and...