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  • Politics and legalism

    THOUSANDS of words have been written and spoken about the growing crisis of the South African state. Its most high-profile events so far this year have been the influence of the Gupta family, the Constitutional […]

  • Degrees of democracy

    REFERENDA generally have a good press, evoking images of thoroughly democratic Swiss cantons and busily involved, civic-minded citizens. But the conduct of, and reaction of the British public to, the referendum on European Union membership […]