white refugee crisis

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

South Africa: “The whites are pretending it didn’t happen. The blacks are pretending to forgive”

One of the most clearheaded assessments of the new South Africa that I’ve read in a while. It’s a line from an article by The Guardian’s South Africa correspondent, David Smith. It’s what a cynic told him about Apartheid and its legacy. Read Smith’s take on recent events in South Africa, including the white refugee crises here. It’s

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Weekend Links

So as usual, a bunch of links–new as well as ones–that have piled up in my bookmarks folder. First, some good news: a Sudanese court only fined–but did not flog–Lubna Hussein, the woman who wore jeans in...