Five perspectives on why Pravin Gordhan’s Budget is anti-black

By BO Staff Writer The budget speech delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in February this year received a standing ovation from all the political parties in parliament. Even the “Marxist-Leninist” Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) could not resist the sweet sounding words of a budget meant to save South Africa from the eminent downgrading into …

What Exactly Is Chatham House The Royal Institute Of International Affairs And Why Did It Host EFF President Julius Malema?

by BO staff writer date: 13 April 2016 The rapid developments around the regime change activities that have cemented the alliance between the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), the Democratic Alliance (DA),  Zwelinzima Vavi and Johann Rupert have been systematically developed over the last six months. Key to these developments is the London tour by the …

Who Is Lord Robin Renwick Julius Malema’s Handler From London?

By BO Staff Writer During October 2015, the top leadership of the ostensible “Marxist-Leninist” parliamentary party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) led by its “Commander in Chief” Julius Malema took a tour to London where they met amongst others, ‘Lord’ Robin Renwick. The meeting with Renwick and other representatives of imperialism happened under the secret rule called the “Chatham …

Is Dr Richard Pithouse Running A Reign Of Terror Against Black Radical Thought At Rhodes?

By BO Staff Writer The streets of Grahamstown are laden with hushed voices that speak of the terror of the “Mellon Money”. Apparently, Dr Richard Pithouse has become the most powerful man in the Rhodes University establishment because he holds the keys to make available piles of cash from the Mellon Foundation to subsidise postgraduate students. …

Black Opinion Sends Birthday Wishes To Frank B Wilderson III

By BO Staff Writer Happy Birthday to Frank B Wilderson! In joyous celebration Black Opinion re-issues James Zug’s  “The Italicized Life of Frank Wilderson ’78” – which was previously issued by Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, September – October 2010. It’s a fitting tribute to a beautiful living legacy. BO is indeed inspired by your publisher’s credo, “Read. …

“State Capture” – Myth or Reality?

By BO Staff Writer What is “State Capture?” There is an assumption that we all know what these words mean. We all repeat these words and the media uses them as short hand to refer to the controversial relationship between the State President, Preasident Jacob Zuma, and the Gupta family. It has come to pass that, “State …

 Jwayelani, as in get used to it!

By Qhamaninande Ma Afrika As of the past two weeks South Africa has officially become America’s dumping site. Yep, the chicken has landed and is apparently already being sold in the Durban area under the name Jwayelani. Quite apt don’t you think that like the people bringing it to you, it is already telling you to …

Big questions around the Guptas resigning from Oakbay Resources and Energy

By Pinky Khoabane There’s perhaps no clearer example of capitalists’ use of economic power to muzzle opponents than the decisions by financial institutions and an auditing firm to cut ties with investment company, Oakbay Resources and Energy which, until last friday was owned by the Gupta family. In the past week, ABSA, FNB and KPMG …