In today’s India, as in many other places, power and money define the context. Those who enjoy social and economic privileges, and can summon powerful political influence, play by different rules. Vast quantities of unregulated capital let loose by the neoliberal economy slosh around to twist the machinery of laws and administration. An army of fixers and middlemen operate at every level to distort and corrupt the everyday experience of democracy, turning it into “a feast of vultures”.
A response to Prof Asmal’s view on the reparations case Jaco Barnard-Naudé Prof Kader Asmal’s erudite opinion (avaliable here) on why the […]
Angry appeals show true colours of business Published in Business Day on 13 January 2009 JACO BARNARD-NAUDÉ THE apartheid reparation […]
By Jaco Barnard-Naudé The controversy sparked by attorney Richard Spoor’s recent remarks which boils down to ‘I basically only brief […]
Statement by the Faculty of Law on the use of violence by SAPS 23 October 2015 The Faculty of Law […]
But let me acknowledge once more, loud and clear: I am an apartheid beneficiary. I am not proud of it. […]
The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany would like to draw the attention of the Cape Town legal […]