Tag Archives: Democracy

Does democracy lead to tyranny?

Plato Got It Right. Tyranny is a Product of Extreme Inequality and Plutocratic Oligarchy. Does democracy inherently lead to tyranny?

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Politics in South Africa today is devoid of political content.

Driving from the international airport, I was struck by the sheer wretchedness of Cape Flats: the series of black townships, comprising mostly shacks with corrugated steel roofs, that stretch from the highway almost to the horizon. Few people — tourists or locals — want to talk about the Cape Flats. But there is no better starting point for a discussion

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