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Adam Habib: South Africa is Reaching a Moment of Reckoning (Podcast)

South Africa's Suspended RevolutionRewolusie op ysInguqukombuso YeNingizimu Afrika Eyabondwa YashiywaNtwa ya Boitseko e Fanyehuweng ya Afrika Borwa

During this year’s Grahamstown Think!Fest Adam Habib took stock of “20 years of democracy and the skewed relationship between economic growth and inequality in South Africa”, writes Anthea Garman, who shared a podcast of Habib’s discussion.

Habib stresses that South Africa is reaching a moment of reckoning and asks, “What is this reckoning about? What do we do to get out of the mess we are in?” He notes that he elaborates on this issue in his latest book, South Africa’s Suspended Revolution.

Listen to the podcast for Habib’s proposal on how to address inequality, rising anger and protests and the problematic state of education in this country:

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