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All I have to do is dream little dreams
It’s the little dreams that keep us going; alive.
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Orchids and Onions – Eskort ad brings home the bacon
And Salome women’s products get an Onion for unbalanced portrayal of a very sensitive subject – infertility.
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Threatening cops is not a good response to police brutality
Will attacking a black officer in front of his wife and children bring an end to police brutality, unfair treatment and racially structured policing?
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Beating the virus is not rocket science
Science is cool, but what we need now is compassion with others, because we don’t always know what goes on in the hearts of those around us.
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Cancel Test: What if Marie Stopes was a Nazi sympathiser?
We are imperfect people, every one of us. Some of us are actually pretty repulsive. But somewhere in every one of us is something good.
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Cyril not saviour we hoped for
When Ramaphosa became president, there were hopes of ethical leadership having taken over – a big clean-up operation. Unfortunately, this was not to be.
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We must act on GBV, as govt’s window dressing won’t help

Columns We must act on GBV, as govt’s window dressing won’t help

Collectively we must watch out for our neighbours. If you know physical abuse happens behind a closed front door – shout out. You may just spare a life.

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Take what you get in the new survivalist world, matrics

Columns Take what you get in the new survivalist world, matrics

You are entering a regressive world, boys and girls. Everything is going backwards. It’s a global reset and you have to be ready for it.

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What’s your word of 2020?

Columns What’s your word of 2020?

If the exodus continues at this rate, Joburg’s word of the year will be Armageddon. Armageddon gettin’ outa here.

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We’ve been caught in a web of lies

Columns We’ve been caught in a web of lies

We’ve been led by the nose to think justice will end victorious. The Zumas, Aces, et al, will continue to run rings around the judiciary because they’re free to do so.

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Zondo vs Zuma, Cyril vs Ace – the battle to control the narrative

Columns Zondo vs Zuma, Cyril vs Ace – the battle to control the narrative

Instruments of justice and governance don’t appear to be enough to settle the issues SA has been cultivating for years. It’s now down to capturing the minds of the electorate, and history has taught us that that game gets dirty.

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Women talk, men don’t listen

Columns Women talk, men don’t listen

Me, listen? Damned if I do and damned if I don’t.

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Zuma may come up trumps

Columns Zuma may come up trumps

Collapsing the commission or getting it tied up in the courts until its mandated period elapses is a very real possibility.

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Check in on your male friends – they need love too

Columns Check in on your male friends – they need love too

International Men’s Day passed by almost unnoticed, but it is extremely important that we start celebrating it, to show that despite the bad, there are some men who know better and they can encourage others around them to do better.

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Where are sidewalk veggies?

Columns Where are sidewalk veggies?

When I was visiting my mum, we went for our standard late-afternoon walks around the neighbourhood with the dog, traipsing through this old suburb with the wide verges of my youth.

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Petrolheads better spark …

Columns Petrolheads better spark …

Converting a whole country to electric transport will require expansion of the electricity grid – and then, how will that power be produced?

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Orchids and Onions: Toyota’s zoom zinger pays off

Columns Orchids and Onions: Toyota’s zoom zinger pays off

Toyota’s Fortuner ad gets an Orchid, but the health department’s official internet effort competes with Fikile Mbalula in the Useless Stakes.

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Unlike SABC, the CCMA is a govt ‘special case’ with merit

Columns Unlike SABC, the CCMA is a govt ‘special case’ with merit

‘Nothing falling under the department of labour works — the Unemployment Insurance Fund doesn’t work, the Compensation Fund doesn’t work. The only thing that works they are now going to destroy.’

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My bathroom, and I, are gutted

Columns My bathroom, and I, are gutted

One day it’s sand and cement, the next two days nothing happens while we all stare at grey walls drying.

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Don’t attack journalists, lest their message gets ruined

Columns Don’t attack journalists, lest their message gets ruined

No journalist would travel three hours and expend all that effort to suck a story out of their thumb. That’s not how it works. We can only report on what people do.




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