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You can’t fight violence with violence

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The concept of restorative justice can seem fable-like to many. A kind of wishful thinking that begs for a dose of reality. Mike Batley looks at epidemic levels of violence in South Africa. He argues that much of the research... More »

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‘Daddy!’, he cried

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A story told by a co-presenter at a recent workshop that Ricardo da Silva SJ was involved with impacted him greatly. It triggered an experience he had had in a conversation with a group of young people. He reflects on the stories he heard and how they spoke to... More »

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A sting in the SAA tale

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The national carrier may be forced to ground to a halt if the latest messages hailing from Treasury are anything to go by. Paulina French looks at the ever-growing flights of fancy at SAA, in search of a redemptive wing of hope but the tale just seems to be bl... More »

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Get the picture, tell the story

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We rely more and more on pictures to tell the story. A text is often seen as superfluous and too heady. You’re also unlikely to get anyone to read anything you write unless it is accompanied by a pretty picture. Think about it, what got you to click on this ar... More »

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