This blog contains some of my opinion pieces and short essays about politics. I will also place topical personal and political writing here.
Some of my books and edited collections are listed in the sidebar to the right. I have tried to indicate their intended audiences.
The picture on the home page was taken during the 2016 local government election campaign. ANC leaders have fortunately since stopped wearing horizontal stripes.
In the 2014 photo above, taken at the Presidential Guesthouse, President Zuma had just returned from Moscow, amidst rumours of illness or even poisoning. He seemed fragile and vulnerable. This did not last.