EOA

IMF loan

Duma Gqubule and Busi Sibeko discuss South Africa’s R70b loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the implications for the nation. Hosted by Yvonne Phyllis.

EOA

Social grants

What is the state of the welfare system in SA and what does the pandemic teach us about preventative disaster management through the support of the on-going health of the public?

Patriarchal violence:
A systemic war on our bodies part 2

The series will be dealing with broad histories of gender and violence in South Africa and across the world. We hope for our first discussion to speak to the ongoing cultures of violence against queer, trans and femme people and how we can cultivate forms of care and resistance for ourselves and our communities during this time of physical distance.

Patriarchal violence:
A systemic war on our bodies

We are starting a new series entitled Patriarchal Violence: A systemic war on our bodies. The series will be dealing with broad histories of gender and violence in South Africa and across the world. We hope for our first discussion to speak to the ongoing cultures of violence against queer, trans and femme people and how we can cultivate forms of care and resistance for ourselves and our communities during this time of physical distance.

Covid-19:
De-densification

Though de-densification seems inarguably reasonable under the call of social-distancing, the list of ripple effects of a plan like minister Lindiwe Sisulu’s is long and complex. There also exists a lack of transparency which makes it impossible to predict fully what these effects might be.