An exhibit of apartheid-era photographs by David Goldblatt presents them without adequate context and loses a huge opportunity.
A Relic of Apartheid: Daniel Magaziner’s History of Art Education in South Africa
Alex Lichtenstein reviews Daniel Magaziner's "The Art of Life in South Africa."
The Marikana Massacre: Five Years Later
Alex Lichtenstein reviews two new books on the Marikana Massacre.
Marikana, Part III: Democracy’s Sharpeville
The perpetrators of Marikana acted in the name of the post-apartheid social order governed by the ANC, South Africa’s former liberation movement, now in power for two decades.
Marikana, Part II: Looking For Answers to a South African Massacre
In a September 1, 2012 article for the Los Angeles Review of Books, historian Alex Lichtenstein examined the background of the
What Went Wrong At Marikana?
Photo: Johnson Matthey If the truth be told it is shareholders in London and elsewhere that are to blame. Profits
Zimbabwe and the Politics of Impunity
Illustration: Disputed Seats © Misheck Masamvu 2008 INTERVIEWED RATHER GENTLY in October 1984 by Zimbabwe's Moto magazine about the "allegations" of his