6 Young People on How Guaranteed Income Programs Changed Their Lives

“[My mom] was able to buy clothes for my siblings because they’re outgrowing [their clothes] so fast, since they’re children and they just outgrow their stuff so fast, you know? So, I think that helped her out a lot. And she was able to buy us food when we needed to. It’s just been a … Read more

Pick n Pay meets with EFF after Malema threatens store shutdown | The Citizen

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has met with retail giant Pick n Pay following claims of unfairness and exploitation and threats of national shutdown of its stores by leader Julius Malema. The red berets accused Pick n Pay of turning against former franchisees in black communities and subsequently leaving them with a huge debt. ALSO … Read more

Yengeni: ‘Ramaphosa does not deserve a second term as leader’ | The Citizen

African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) member Tony Yengeni says President Cyril Ramaphosa does not deserve a second term as leader of the governing party. Yengeni was speaking to head of Policy and Research at the Rivonia Circle Lukhona Mnguni on eNCA ANC failed to implement Nasrec resolutions Yengeni was scathing in his … Read more

What Food Shaming Looks Like for Black Women

Most everyone in America, has or quite possibly will experience food shaming at some point in their lifetime. The experience might be intentional or accidental, but it is bound to happen because we often violate people’s social, cultural, and racial boundaries without giving it a second thought. Sadly, many young people will experience this level … Read more

We cannot fight depression without first tackling deprivation | Letter

Depression is complex and there is much we don’t understand (People with depression ‘stagnating’ in UK healthcare system, 11 July). Antidepressants and counselling help some people, and the combination of both seems to be best for them. But they don’t work for many patients, and psychiatrists can offer little more than stronger medication. What does … Read more