South Africa: No Effing Clue – ideologically constipated populist revolutionaries and Karl Marx musings at a dead end


Ismail Lagardien is a writer, columnist and political economist with extensive experience and experience in global political and economic affairs. He was educated at the London School of Economics and holds a doctorate in international political economy.

Intellectual honesty compels us to believe that economic freedom fighters want to create a just, more equitable, prosperous, stable society with an expanding political economy and strong distribution mechanisms, and increasing levels of community security and standards. high levels of trust among all South Africans. .

Based on the demands of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) coalition, they seem to have no idea of ​​the differences between local / municipal and national governance. With all the intellectuals in and around EFF, you would imagine revolutionaries to at least understand that municipalities are about providing local public goods and services. These are clean and safe streets, reliable sources of public services in local neighborhoods and garbage collection. It’s a bit tedious to repeat all of this, but the EFF seems to be persecuted by its ideological dream-dreams and operates in the most extreme bad faith.

By bad faith I mean here a fundamental inauthenticity and an attempt to escape responsibility …


Thelma J. Longworth

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