We need to rethink how we frame discourse about Chinese students who speak out at universities – we seem to have forgotten that argument is a normal part of university study.
A guide to steering your family away from a dialogue of the deaf about poverty and inequality this festive season.
Controversial arguments and ideas should be listened to and open to public scrutiny. Only then can we expose those ideas found wanting and lacking any credibility.
South Africa needs to build a mental infrastructure that will allow people to individually and collectively engage in a bold, courageous and trutfhul dialogue.
Why has the political debate become such an uninspiring event today? It's difficult to find someone political who wants to genuinely argue for their position.