Don't be fooled, many benefit from a dysfunctional society

South Africa functions all too well for the vested interests of those who profit from its destruction

09 April 2023 - 00:00 By LINDIWE MAZIBUKO

When I was studying in the US, one of my favourite professors used to remind us regularly there is no such thing as a broken system. Whether it is an economic, political social or public sector system, what appears broken to you and me is in fact working perfectly for somebody who has a vested interest in maintaining a dysfunctional status quo. And they will usually do whatever it takes to maintain — even exacerbate — this brokenness. ..

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