[OPINION] The spotlight on our democratic institutions
The strength or weakness of democratic institutions determines the depth and quality of our democracy.
[OPINION] UCT is being held hostage
Judith February & other alumni want a firm stance taken against those trying to destroy the institution.
[OPINION] Gordhan is a sacrifice to political expediency
Judith February asks if President Zuma can survive his latest move to try have the Finance Minister replaced.
OPINION: A deficit in electoral accountability
Judith February says that in the current electoral system, party interests trump the public interest.
OPINION: Leading in the absence of legitimacy
The state is so compromised that it might be unable to lead problem-solving at SA universities.
OPINION: The language of burning in SA
Judith February says there's something wrong with the way in which we ‘do politics’ in South Africa.
OPINION: How low the ANC has sunk
Judith February says the ANC has created a vacuum of leadership and commitment to constitutional principles.
OPINION: Shining light on the darkness of state capture
Judith February considers how the political battle between Jacob Zuma & Pravin Gordhan may play out.
OPINION: Why the Public Protector matters during political winds of change
Why choosing a new Public Protector could be one of SA's biggest political changes this year.
OPINION: Protecting the role of the Public Protector
Judith February says it’s vital that we trust the process of selecting the new Public Protector.
[OPINION] WANTED: Public Protector - Temperament & toughness essential
Judith February analyses the process to choose the next Public Protector.
OPINION: Jesus walks in PE. Why change is not elusive
Judith February analyses what the 2016 elections results means for the ANC, DA & EFF.
OPINION: #Elections2016: Why the end is really just the beginning
What really matters is what happens between elections, writes Judith February.
OPINION: Voting day will be the real reckoning
Judith February says parties need to be thinking through coalition options where they may well arise.
OPINION: SA is still a place full of contradictions
Judith February says our country could be so much more if we imagined ourselves differently.
OPINION: The toxicity of the Zuma presidency
Judith February says under Jacob Zuma’s rule, mediocrity reigns and a failure to account is the new normal.
OPINION: How will history judge us?
Judith February examines events around the world and in South Africa, and it’s not looking good.
OPINION: SA government is tilting at windmills
Judith February says the world is changing and with that comes new threats.