JONATHAN JANSEN | SA is a nation of whiners – it’s about time we were problem ...

In recent times I have become concerned about this “protest nation”, as one book title calls us. We are habitual complainers.

Pupils to pass even if they fail? SA’s schooling goes from bad to worse

There is an official document that comes from a powerful committee of the department of basic education containing a “proposal to implement automatic ...

Selfish gratification: teaching kids about masturbation is a woke thing

I do think that schoolchildren should learn about life and that includes sex, but to introduce the subject of “touching oneself for pleasure” to ...

JONATHAN JANSEN | Who takes poll position? A cadre or someone competent?

This is the sixth national democratic elections – we now can vote on track record and not only hype.

JONATHAN JANSEN | Racist medical myths persist with SA’s diseased apartheid ...

More than a century of racist indoctrination has created in the minds and hearts of ordinary South Africans something those in the social sciences ...

JONATHAN JANSEN | The Ace I knew: a courteous, concerned and committed premier

For seven years I had no choice but to work with the man who later became the secretary-general of the ANC, Ace Magashule.

JONATHAN JANSEN | Forget grand ideas about fixing schools – teachers need to ...

SA does not have a strong system that holds salaried teachers accountable for their teaching commitments. What we do have is a union that protects ...

JONATHAN JANSEN | There’s a reason why the poor tend to vote for scaremongers. ...

Poor black South Africans consistently vote for a party whose public image of corruption surely means that vital resources are diverted from the poor ...

JONATHAN JANSEN | My f*k Lesufi! A zone that wide and you still run into a bad ...

How and why does a clumsy 19-year-old who rides her bike into a rugby post become an instant celebrity?

JONATHAN JANSEN | Parents’ dislike of black teachers is a disgrace. Minds need ...

It is an injustice that so few of the former white schools of SA have black African teachers, and that criticism applies in equal measure to the ...

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