Opinions

Sunday, 11 September 2016 15:33

Kanonafvurings by Taalmonument Gee Groot Aanstoot

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Ons mense is ontsetlik Lief vir Afrikaans, maar ons taal wat ons so liefhet, het ontstaan uit geweld. Die geboorte van Afrikaans was die dood van ‘n groot getal Khoe…
Sunday, 04 September 2016 23:00

Letter from Suburban Hell

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I never found my piece of perfect suburbia but I found a row of old houses and a working class Afrikaaner community that had lived there from before the World…
Those who consider themselves “coloured” have obviously not yet been liberated from the apartheid yoke, writes Lionel Adendorf. The whole point of Bruinou.com's existence is not to be the entity…
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 22:27

Are Coalitions Democratic?

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One of democracy’s fundamental flaws is the concept of coalitions. The 50% plus one vote rule provides the background for a complex yet simplistic abrogation of citizens’rights by politicians. Party…
I am celebrating Wayde van Niekerk's victory as "my own" and I am as happy for him as I would be if a family member had broken the world record.…
Monday, 15 August 2016 23:32

Don’t be Fooled by My Complexion

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Don’t be fooled by my complexion, as a mixed-race individual I’m proud of my Black side, and no, I’m not wearing an ANC scarf hoping for a tender as I…
The term “Coloured” began trending on Twitter after Wayde van Niekerk won Olympic gold and set a new world record, and that’s okay, says Carla Bernardo. Many of the issues…
When given an open brief on a video work for “Women’s Day” my self-awareness went into overdrive like, there are so many issues pertaining to existing in this palatable yet…
Sunday, 31 July 2016 19:06

Why are Coloured Women so Angry?

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Nadine has been asking herself this question since she was a little girl. Now as a woman she shares some of the conclusions she has reached, I Am Not Your…
In this opinion piece by Brian Ebden, he addresses the dire issues facing the Coloured population group of South Africa and more particularly those living in the Westren Cape and…
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:17

Is an Independent Western Cape Viable?

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In this opinion piece on Politicsweb.co.za RW Johnson, author of the book 'How Long Will SA Survive?', discusses whether the Western Cape could ever go it alone. We at Bruinou.com…
Today is Mother's Day and while so many of us are celebrating this beautiful day, in Eerste River 32 mothers and their 61 children had to sleep outside in the…
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