OPINIONISTA: The shallowness of the term ‘our people’

A common refrain in the ANC lexicon is ‘our people’. During the Covid-19 pandemic, a national lockdown was understandably implemented in the interest of ‘the lives and livelihoods of our people’. Recent — and not so recent — events, however, should give us pause when we hear the ruling party invoke ‘our people’ because of the shallowness it has come to invoke....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Thursday, 6 August