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Malema, And Rape As A Metaphor

It is disturbing enough to hear someone use rape as a metaphor in casual conversation. It’s even worse when the leader of a political party uses rape as a metaphor in the presence of thousands of supporters at a gathering that is being…

In Defence Of Safe Spaces

Safe spaces are often mocked and misunderstood. Those who are excluded from certain safe spaces feel discriminated against or feel that it is a threat to democracy. Perhaps the problem lies with not understanding what a safe space and its…