OPINION: ANC cannot look beyond here and now

2189419511For as long as the ANC rides the wave of materialism they will deserve the curse and the wrath of the youth in the 2019 election, writes Xolela Mangcu.

Antonio Gramsci has been on my mind since last week’s historic local government elections, when black people said to the ANC: “No more, this far and no further with your kleptocracy.” I have always known this moment would come, and said as much.

The black community has never blindly followed the ANC. Historically, we have always come in all ideological shades and political forms, from the Unity Movement to the PAC and the Black Consciousness movement, and then of course the reality of all the homeland political parties. …more

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