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POLARIZATION, RACIALIZATION AND ULTRA-NATIONALISM TO OUR SOUTH

BY Jim Harding, Ph. D. Imagine a country that has almost fully racialized its population and done this on the basis of a history of forced labour and cheap-labour immigration. Try to imagine a country that had jailed so many … Continue reading

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HOME-GROWN DOUBLE STANDARDS ABOUT VIOLENCE NOT ACCEPTABLE

BY Jim Harding As a society we are beginning to fathom the depths of harm from war. On Nov. 23, 2014 the CBC reported that “128 regular forces and 32 reservists have committed suicide in the past decade”. This is … Continue reading

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MANDELA’S LEGACY AND THE LEGACY OF APARTHEID?

BY Jim Harding Mandela went from being a royal shepherd boy in the East Cape, to a jailed and labeled opponent of the colonial apartheid regime, to being the father of a nation. This trajectory will resonate with many at … Continue reading

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“I HAVE A DREAM” 50 YEARS LATER

BY Jim Harding August 28th marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, when 250,000 people gathered to hear Martin Luther King Jr. give his historic “I have a dream” speech. This event was a turning point in the … Continue reading

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