Opinion Pieces

22nd May 2020

The Unwarranted, Unneeded and Unprovoked Side Effects of Covid-19 on the Black Community

The Unwarranted, Unneeded and Unprovoked Side Effects of Covid-19 on the Black Community By Relebohile Naledi Sekese When initial reports of the newly discovered coronavirus, aka […]
22nd May 2020

Gender equality and chores under Lockdown

Gender equality and chores under Lockdown By Monyana Thusi* Trying to be a feminist and a champion for gender equality in an African Christian home is […]
22nd May 2020

“Change is Coming, Whether You Like it or Not”: Greta Thunberg as a Threat to the Stability of Capitalist and Patriarchal Systems

“Change is Coming, Whether You Like it or Not”: Greta Thunberg as a Threat to the Stability of Capitalist and Patriarchal Systems By Gabriela Pinheiro Introduction […]
13th May 2020

Food, symbolism and gendered identities in Zimbabwean Politics: Mama Grace’s ice cream and the 2017 Zanu-Pf leadership change

Food, symbolism and gendered identities in Zimbabwean Politics: Mama Grace’s ice cream and the 2017 Zanu-Pf leadership change by Tinashe Mawere Introduction: Food, an inquiry I […]
12th May 2020

Reflecting on my time at the CSA&G

Reflecting on my time at the CSA&G by Chris Joubert Back in 2014 when my friend told me about the CSA&G volunteer training he was doing, […]
11th May 2020

SOCIAL DIS – EASE: A reflection

SOCIAL DIS – EASE: A reflection Excerpt from a forthcoming CSA&G monograph by Mary Crewe Folks, we either have a country or we don’t[1] Earlier in 2020, Paul […]
8th May 2020

When losing means everything and nothing

Pierre Brouard reflects on Kübler-Ross’s stages of loss and the similarities with South Africa's stages of acceptance (and loss) of COVID-19.
7th May 2020

Locks Down and Quarantine Queens: Thoughts on Gender and Hair Fixation During a Global Pandemic

Locks Down and Quarantine Queens: Thoughts on Gender and Hair Fixation During a Global Pandemic By Gabriela Pinheiro Introduction Throughout the month of April 2020, a […]
5th May 2020

Social distancing and privilege – looking at Covid-19 through an intersectional lens

Social distancing and privilege – looking at Covid-19 through an intersectional lens by Vickashnee Nair I sit alone on my couch in the quiet and warm flat […]
5th May 2020

Shame on you, shame on me: a pandemic of shame

Shame on you, shame on me: a pandemic of shame by Pierre Brouard More than ever, as we grapple with a virus which is causing so […]
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