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Demonstrations against financial greed sweep the world

Millions of protesters in 82 countries and across nearly a thousand cities have taken to the streets to demonstrate against the bailing out of the rich, while those at the bottom end of society are expected to pay for a global economic crisis prompted by speculation and greed.

Millions of protesters in 82 countries and across nearly a thousand cities have taken to the streets to demonstrate against the bailing out of the rich, while those at the bottom end of society are expected to pay for a global economic crisis prompted by speculation and greed.

The 'Unite for Global Change' actions look set to continue throughout the week, with a new wave of demonstrations planned across Europe and the USA.

What price for power? Events in Ficksburg and elsewhere show that SA cannot be considered immune to the vicious succession battles seen in North Africa, Ivory Coast

Professor Jonathan Jansen (pic courtesy Timeslive)
What is the meaning of Ficksburg? I did not see the question coming. In a lecture to senior students at a UK university last week, the final query was this: if and when the ANC eventually loses the national elections, would they voluntarily relinquish power?

Written by Jonathan Jansen

What is the meaning of Ficksburg? I did not see the question coming.

In a lecture to senior students at a UK university last week, the final query was this: if and when the ANC eventually loses the national elections, would they voluntarily relinquish power?

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