Regular Columnists

Glenn Ashton

Ashton is a writer and researcher working in civil society. Some of his work can be viewed at Ekogaia - Writing for a Better World. Follow him on Twitter @ekogaia. Read more...

Jane Duncan

Duncan is a Professor of Journalism at the University of Johannesburg. Read more...

Saliem Fakir

Fakir is an independent writer based in Cape Town. Read more...

Fazila Farouk

Farouk is founder and executive director of The South African Civil Society Information Service. Read more...

Anna Majavu

Majavu is a writer concentrating on the rights of workers, oppressed people, the environment, anti-militarism and what makes a better world. She is currently studying for a Masters Degree in New Zealand. Read more...

Dale T. McKinley

Dr. McKinley is an independent writer, researcher and lecturer as well as political activist. Read more...

Alexander O'Riordan

O'Riordan is an Aid Effectiveness and Donor Funding Researcher. Read more...

Richard Pithouse

Dr. Pithouse teaches politics at Rhodes University. Read more...

Occasional Contributors

David Bruce

Bruce is an independent researcher specialising in crime and policing. Read more...

Steven Friedman

Friedman is the Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Rhodes University and the University of Johannesburg. Read more...

Leonard Gentle

Gentle is the director of the International Labour Research and Information Group (ILRIG), an NGO that produces educational materials for activists in social movements and trade unions. Read more...

Stephen Greenberg

Stephen Greenberg is a freelance researcher with an interest in food systems, land, agriculture and rural development. Read more...

Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen

Hassen is the founder of Zapreneur and Proposal Desk, both websites aimed at answering the question, "Can the Internet help South African small business?" Read more...

Siphokazi Magadla

Magadla is a lecturer with the Political and International Studies department at Rhodes University, Grahamstown. Read more...

Mandisi Majavu

Majavu is the Book Reviews Editor of Interface: A Journal For and About Social Movements. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Read more...

Frank Meintjies

Meintjies is an independent consultant and a Visiting Research Fellow at Wits School of Public & Development Management. Read more...

Mohamed Motala

Motala is executive director of CASE, the Community Agency for Social Enquiry. Read more...

Michelle Pressend

Pressend coordinates the Trade Strategy Group (TSG) at the Economic Justice Network and Global Network Africa at the Labour Research Services in Cape Town. She is also an independent socio-political analyst on global issues related to trade, environment and climate change. Read more...