In South Africa, “political objectives outweigh law”

John Robbie had a very interesting interview with political analyst Mzoxolo Mpolase that highlighted a growing trend in the ANC: this notion that politics and political objectives should trump the law: https://soundcloud.com/primediabroadcasting/political-analysis-sas-mzoxolo-mpolase-on-al-bashir-sometimes-political-objectives-outweigh-law It echoes a tweet I shared this morning and on which I commented that the ANC seems to be yearning for the days…

Returning to a 14 year old career

One of the transitions I feel most comfortable about is my switch to a job in marketing for imonomy, an online in-image advertising company. It's easy to think that my transition from being a lawyer to being a content marketing person is the real career shift. In some ways, it is, but I realised that…

Laws are not just relevant after an event

@pauljacobson laws are relevant after an event, culture dictates before.— Craig Rodney (@Craigrodney) July 25, 2013 Craig Rodney wrote a post I agree with, to a degree, earlier today and which he titled "Cultivating a social culture”. He makes an argument for culture’s primacy as a preventative tool for many risks and I agree with…
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