Patrick Bulger is an experienced journalist and editor. He has worked as Sunday Times assistant editor and Business Day executive editor, among other positions.

Opinion

Local is lekker, but hands off our Beemers and Cartiers!

Hats off to Treasury for protecting SA-produced cement, but it would help if such measures extended to luxury goods

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Let the people’s voice be heard when councils get that spending feeling

The R15m sports facility is just another example of ANC profligacy gone mad

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PATRICK BULGER | Not very smart to let our towns and cities die a painful death

Before it builds its utopia, perhaps the ANC should give some thought to the dystopias SA’s existing cities have become

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Caught between unpopular Covid truths and winning local elections

Political parties will no doubt manipulate the pandemic’s impact to suit their own agendas

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PATRICK BULGER | Bolsonaro says it’s arrest or death. Sound familiar?

The appetite among our Brics friends for a democratic order has dissipated. SA alone stands firm – barely

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SA can learn lessons from China, but let’s make sure they’re the right ones

We are fixated on the first-world parts of our economy, whereas it’s in the informal sector that growth potential ...

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History: the thorny subject that’s always fair game for politicians

There is no single truth in it, which is worth remembering when politicos bang on about righting historical wrongs

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No use Biden our time. Let’s get on with nation-building

Just as the US gave a spectacular example of how not do do it, Zambia proved that it really needn’t be that hard

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PATRICK BULGER | Malema’s house is built on hot air ... but don’t expect it to collapse

One hopes voters aren’t duped by his bogus housing policy and his hypocritical rhetoric, but don’t hold your breath

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Want land reform that works? Fine, let’s enter new territory

Only political direction can solve the land question, yet the project is doomed if left to politicians courting the ...