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Raymond Suttner

Let’s not have illusions over ANC conference election results, we need a re-set 

By: Raymond Suttner     9th January 2023 South Africans are desperate for a new beginning, for a return to the democratic values of 1994. It has been argued that president Cyril... 

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Cyril Ramaphosa’s resignation is not main issue. It is attacks on constitutional order

By: Raymond Suttner     5th December 2022 A news headline reads that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s allies believe “they [had] the numbers to mount a fight back” at the ANC NEC meeting, which... 

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ANC crisis may foreshadow its demise and deepen state turmoil  

By: Raymond Suttner     21st November 2022 There is little doubt that the ANC is on the way down and we will see its gradual demise. It is not something I would have predicted some time back... 

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Ekurhuleni defeat sounds alarm bells for ANC and for democratic stability

By: Raymond Suttner     10th November 2022 It is well known that proportional representation (PR) voting systems are more likely to lead to coalitions than “first past the post”, pure... 

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We cannot emerge from the SA political crisis if we mischaracterise it

By: Raymond Suttner     31st October 2022 Carol Paton published a recent opinion piece, unfortunately behind a paywall on News 24... 

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No lifeline to people-unfriendly coalitions. Strengthen wider democratic possibilities! A reply to Pierre de Vos 

By: Raymond Suttner     10th October 2022 There is much preoccupation with coalitions as “the future” of South African politics, with study visits and much media focus on the question.... 

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We need to find an escape from “choiceless democracy” 

By: Raymond Suttner     3rd October 2022 I have an aversion to being a political spectator and have been involved in politics since my youth in the 1960s, first in the Progressive Party... 

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ANC governments caused the problems: they cannot be the ones to resolve them 

By: Raymond Suttner     19th September 2022 The country is in the grip of a range of crises that need to be resolved if democracy is to be salvaged, and people are to be rescued from hunger,... 

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Freedom and xenophobia do not belong together – Freedom must be defended and xenophobia banished

By: Raymond Suttner     5th September 2022 The revocation of the Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP) which would have expelled thousands has now been postponed until June 2023. Clearly Home... 

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The murder of Abahlali’s Lindokuhle Mnguni is part of a broader attack on our constitutional order that must be repelled

1st September 2022 Professor Raymond Suttner unpacks his column 'The murder of Abahlali’s Lindokuhle Mnguni is part of a broader attack on our constitutional order... 

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