Monthly Archives: September 2019

Men using Women to Shame Men

This was the week that a Journalist swore at a politician. Barry Bateman reacted to the vitriol of Julius Malema – and called him a poes (Afrikaans for a pussy). And all hell broke loose.   As I read the various articles and listened to the anger expressed at this action, this one thing stood out: […]

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It. Must. Stop.

It. Must. Stop. 19-year-old University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana was killed this past week. She went to collect a parcel at her local Post Office and was killed by the man who worked behind the counter. Because he wanted to dominate her. I cannot, I cannot find the words to express my horror and […]

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“To comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable” Finley Peter Dunne (1867–1936)