Category Discourse

Oscar Pistorius. Afrikaner vrot banana

That great white myth – the Afrikaner masculine identity. [For Jacques Pauw.] “Pistorius was born without fibula bones into this obsessive and well-resourced sporting culture. He had his legs amputated as a baby, but his tough Afrikaner family treated that almost as a detail.”┬áSimon Kuper in The Financial Times. “The Blade Runner, the Afrikaner hero, […]

From those fabulous folk who brought you apartheid…

… South Africa’s latest discourse on race. ************************************* “Dear White people..” “Who would have the patience to even argue with this vile, senile, wicked woman?” “I have decided to start the New Year with a letter to you all. It is a letter that implores you to wake up and smell Africa with a fresh […]