Does formal employment guarantee social equality in South Africa?

Photo by Magda Ehlers on Pexels.com The theme of this year’s World Day of Social Justice is “Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment”. Gaining access to formal employment can greatly reduce poverty. As it is, more than 60% of the working population in the world – 2 billion people globally – eke out a living in the … Continue reading Does formal employment guarantee social equality in South Africa?

Brexit: A war of values between Labour and the Conservatives

On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom voted 52 to 48 percent to leave the European Union. The vote for “Brexit” sent shockwaves around the world, rocking financial markets and rekindling global debates about the power of populism and nationalism, as well as the long-term viability of the EU. Aside from calling attention to challenges to mainstream liberal democracy and international … Continue reading Brexit: A war of values between Labour and the Conservatives