The judges and their Whigs: The mirage of the rule of law in South Africa

The judges and their Whigs: The mirage of the rule of law in South Africa

… [T]he depiction of the highest courts, as the ultimate protector of rights, is at the same time distinctively romantic, and false. The state, in the accurate analysis of Max Weber, is the holder of the monopoly of legitimate force, which includes violence. The legitimate wielders of force are not only the security agencies of…

Western civilisation and Afrikaners: A shared struggle with foundation myth crises

Western civilisation and Afrikaners: A shared struggle with foundation myth crises

A foundation or origin myth develops over time to serve as the foundation of a culture, people, city or civilisation. Such myths are typically presented as a grand narrative and function to justify and explain the current state of affairs, with the events, entities and forces described therein often being considered sacred. The reference here…

NEW REPORT EXPOSES ANC’S DISTORTION OF HISTORY

NEW REPORT EXPOSES ANC’S DISTORTION OF HISTORY

The civil rights organisation AfriForum released a report today that exposes the ANC’s distortion of history. This report was conducted by the thinktank Opinor in response to the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture’s final report’s section on historical context. The report points out the following, among others: There are several factual errors…

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