Don't let us fall for the purveyors of 'alternative facts'

18 October 2020 - 00:00
By Lindiwe Mazibuko

As a subscriber to the doctrine of evidence-based politics, I have more than once fallen prey to the simple elegance of the "fact-based retort" when confronted with the lived experience of someone whose belief that they are being victimised in some specific way is not borne out by evidence

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