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Front Page Last Updated: Jan 21, 2018 - 12:18:01 PM


Editorial
The Murder of Lumumba
Fifty-seven years ago today the leading nationalist figure of the Congo (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) Patrice Emery Lumumba was murdered by the Belgians.

Jan 21, 2018 - 12:16:20 PM

Analyses
To Be, or Not to Be
The topic of my talk was determined by today’s date. Thirty-nine years ago my parents took a package of documents to an office in Moscow. This was our application for an exit visa to leave the Soviet Union. More than two years would pass before the visa was granted, but from that day on I have felt a sense of precariousness wherever I have been, along with a sense of opportunity. They are a pair.

Jan 21, 2018 - 12:14:32 PM

Dark Side
Cape Town Mafia: Biggest underworld trial to expose politically connected in city's economy of the night
Tourists and visitors to Cape Town as well as the city’s well-heeled residents who enjoy dining and dancing at some of the city’s high-end restaurants and nightclubs may believe they are immune to the endemic gang warfare that blights the lives of the city’s working classe

Jan 21, 2018 - 12:12:15 PM

Business
Trump's Infrastructure Plan Is Actually Pence's And It's All About Privatization
The companies' management of the toll road drew criticism over everything from emergency management to toll increases. In September 2008, for instance, the state ordered a suspension of tolls so residents could evacuate a flood zone, and, as a result, the state had to pay the consortium nearly $450,000 in foregone revenue.

Jan 21, 2018 - 12:09:01 PM

Labour
The Anti-Labor Roots of Trumps Controversial Judicial Pick
Besides his role in voter suppression efforts, Farr, 63, also worked for a group founded by Southern business owners with the goal of suppressing workers' right to organize.

Jan 21, 2018 - 12:07:24 PM

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