Still Confused About Corona

Politics and History

by Hannes Wessels I know I’m no scientist or doctor, and I’m starting to doubt myself, because I can find few people who share my scepticism about the ‘Corona pandemic’, the World Health Organisation (WHO), politicians in general, and the MSM (mainstream media), but here are some of the facts and figures that have been […]

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“Rhodes’ Ghost”

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by Hannes Wessels I don’t know how many books have been written about Cecil John Rhodes, but Duncan Clarke’s magisterial, ‘Rhodes’ Ghost’ might be close to the final word on this extraordinary man, who most of the modern world, thanks to the twisters of history who dominate academia, has learned to loathe. Just the introduction […]

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Confused About Corona

Politics and History

  by Hannes Wessels Mass hysteria grips the world as a crisis unprecedented in history grips the globe; stock-markets are crashing, businesses are closing, sporting events are being cancelled, schools and universities have slammed their doors shut, panic buying is emptying supermarkets and people are literally running away from another in a desperate bid to […]

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The Culture Wars

Politics and History

Hannes Wessels   On pain of being branded a ‘racist’ and a propagator of ‘hate-speech’, I have a problem dealing with the fact we have all been told in no uncertain terms that all cultures and behavioural norms are equal and the same. So, to suggest that what is loosely known as ‘Western or European […]

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Crimes Against Humanity

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by Hannes Wessels With South Africa staring socio-economic collapse in the face, the press and political leadership is enraged and enraptured over former President FW de Klerk’s tentative denial in a TV interview that apartheid was ‘a crime against humanity’.  In South African terms this is the stuff of heresy and calumny has been heaped […]

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A Small Town in Africa

Politics and History

  by Hannes Wessels   US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders recently lashed out on the campaign trail thus: “We have a racist society from top to bottom impacting health care, housing, criminal justice, education — you name it,” he proclaimed. This, despite massive efforts to bridge the racial divide in America through billions spent on […]

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The Guilt Game

Politics and History

by Hannes Wessels I am 63 now. I have lived, worked and watched events unfold from a close distance in most the countries of southern Africa. While I have been blessed to have lived a fulsome, exciting life I have also spent most of my years watching the socio-economic fabric of towns and countries being […]

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