I ignored the uproar over South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, getting his dick immortalized in Brett Murray’s painting The Spear. I even contained myself when Zapiro, our country’s most famous cartoonist, got sued. After all, i realized ages ago that my country isn’t a democracy and that media/artist freedom is a liability to guilty leaders (as it has been throughout history) – “we wouldn’t want the public to start thinking for themselves, hey!”'Click here to read full article...'
As my regular readers will know, i’m no fan of double-speaking politicians who always promise the world but never deliver. Nevertheless, i believe in education, eradication of apathy and the claiming of control over our lives so i occasionally step outside of local politics to share news on those who control us from afar (in the case of Knysna, we are very much controlled by Cape Town and not our so called, local leaders). Last week, i gave you the news that Hellen Zille had topped the premier’s rating poll. Today, i repost a very important speech made by … ‘Click here to read full article…’