Monarch: The Truth About Democracy

Its kind of sad how the kingdoms of the other continents have been allowed to drain our continent by the very people we entrust to safeguard our nations. Governments have become gangs & presidents are dons. Anyone can scheme to take the position. Thus all republics are doomed to corruption. But a kingdom is a…

Dear Donald Trump: An Open Letter

Dear Donald Trump. Its time we caught up. Im sorry about what I said about your toupe last time. Listen, I would like to remind you that it is not 1929. It is not 1659 either. Your views are not okay. Your views are abhorent. You are a terrible leader. Almost as terrible as Jacob…

When Destiny Calls Your Name

Its up to you. You are The Catalyst. You are The Activist. You are The People. Its your gift. Its down to you. You are The One. You are The Main Character. Its your movie… You are The Star. Its up to us. We are the ones. We are The Watchers. We are The Guardians….

Revolt: It Is Time to Put Down the Braai Tongs

It is time we as South Africans realized not only our place in the world & our power in the world, but also our place in the history of the world. It is time we recognized the price we pay, could pay & have paid for ignorance. It is time we stopped sleeping at the…

Revolt: The Empire Strikes Back

Most of us who are fans of hip hop are familiar with Immortal Technique. In his song Cause Of Death, from the album IT Revolutionary Vol. II, the opening line goes: “You better watch what the fuck flies out of your mouth… or Ima hijack a plane & fly it into your house.” Of course…

Sleeping Awake

I keep avoiding this subject. Its not out of fear or because I dont have anything to say about it though… its simply because the subject seems to become more complex with each passing day. Its so hard to keep from breaking. Everyone is lurching with the boat. From left to right. Hard left then…

John Biko: You Know My Name.

This is a short story about a counter intelligence operative in the service of a fictional South African government. Events may be altered to suit the narrative of the story. His adventures will begin anon, but I thought we should meet him 1st & set the tone… so here we go. – AQ It was…