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Blondie Talks About South Africa

Blonde in the Belly of the Beast talks about the history of apartheid in South Africa and the future of the country.

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unpaidpundit
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I was in college during the height of ant-apartheid activism in the ’80’s. College students wanted the people who managed their colleges’ endowments to divest from companies that did business in South Africa. Harvard students built a shanty town on campus to illustrate the harsh living conditions of black people in South Africa. Of course, homeless people moved into the Harvard shanty town. I once mocked the naivete of the Harvard students in one of my college’s dining halls, only to be given the stink eye by some of my peers. I wonder how the liberal former college students of… Read more »
Right to Reason
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Well done! A very good summarry. A few points though. Hendrik Verwoerd who many consider the father of apartheid was originally the minister of bantu education. It was under his leadership that public education was first offered to africans, a first in their history. It focussed on technical skills as this is what was most needed at the time. With the explosion of the population it was technically difficult to keep pace. Money from white tax payers was used for most of the funding and many of the teachers were white. Living conditions for the bantu in South Africa were… Read more »
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Mollie Osborne
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Can you recommend any books you know of that give a more balanced picture of South African history than the one we learned about during our school days?

Right to Reason
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Ileana Mecers “Into the cannibals pot. Lessons for America from post apartheid south africa” . She is jewish but a paleo-lib. For an in depth treatment on apartheid from a very blunt perspective (very crass sometimes) mikesmithspoliticalcommentary Opening apartheids pandoras box. Most of the alternative books are written in South African Dutch.

ThomasER916
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Ileana Mercer’s father was directly involved with ending Apartheid. She’s Jewish and refuses to explain the direct role of Jewish migration to South Africa and Jewish involvement in the First Boer War (siding with England) and ending Apartheid. Half a million Litvaks moved to South Africa from the Eastern Bloc. At the time that was close to 20% of the total White population. It was the Joe Slovo who organized the ANC and led the chants “Kill the White farmer” just like his family chanted “Kill the Kulak”. All of this is one, big, magical Cohencidence and Mercer is not… Read more »
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