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On 2018/08/05 08:32 PM, Louis Proyect via Marxism wrote:
NY Times, August 5, 2018
South Africa Vows to End Corruption. Are Its New Leaders Part of the Problem? By Norimitsu Onishi and Selam Gebrekidan

A terribly misleading title, for it focuses on only one of the tsotsis the ruling class has entrusted to run South Africa: the deputy president David Mabuza. (Sure, that's a well-deserved critique.) (But sure, Ramaphosa would reply that if he hadn't made an electoral deal with Mabuza, he would have lost last December's party leadership vote to Jacob Zuma's pick, his ex-wife.)

Yet again - and now this is getting absurd - the NYTimes correspondents cannot bring themselves to address corruption by Cyril Ramaphosa or Pravin Gordhan, the two ANC centrists (both formerly Marxists) who are the darling of liberal international capital and local wicked capital.

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