In a divided, alienated, austerity, backward-looking Britain, the time has come to make good on social rights.
Those tasked with sustaining peace must address economic, social and cultural rights to stand any chance of succeeding.
The public protector's proposal to change the mandate of South Africa's Reserve Bank goes well beyond changing individual rules to overturning their very foundation, anchored in the Constitution.
Protests in South Africa are about more than just service delivery of basic services such as water and electricity. They reflect a wider crisis about the failure to build a more equitable society.