A party in a death spiral, repeating the same tune

21 July 2019 - 00:00 By William Gumede

The ANC is in a classic death spiral - in continuous decline, yet repeating the same remedies over and over again, which will accelerate its decline further until it eventually loses power and is replaced by new players.

A death spiral often refers to the seemingly unstoppable decline of a company dominant for ages, when the company loses touch with its customer base but continues to repeat the same Band-Aid solutions rather than tackle the root cause of its decline...

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