A New Era: LOCORSA

A message from The Chairman's Desk: "After careful conscideration of our mission & vision, of the political climate & mainly, of what our image should represent to the people... we have decided to reposition ourselves in line with the will of the people. Going forward we will no longer identify as Liberal or Social Liberal... … Continue reading A New Era: LOCORSA

A luta continua… Rage against The Dying Of The Light

It has been a while since #TheLeague has been active on social media. A lot has been happening around us & for the everyday men & women like ourselves, this has been a heavy tide. Primarily our political landscape has become a battleground for the Shakespearean Tragedy that is the #ANC succession battle & amidst … Continue reading A luta continua… Rage against The Dying Of The Light

Dear South Africa

Antonio Quicksilver

Dear South Africa
 
I think its time we had a chat. You dont know me & thats fine, after all, I am you. I am a citizen of The Republic Of South Africa.
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I am not rich or famous. I was not in the struggle or sired by a struggle veteran. I was not involved in apartheid or sired by a Eugene De Cock or Steve Hofmyr type. I am just… me.
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The interesting thing is I think that is the make up of most of us, yes? We are mostly just us… South Africans. #RSAPatriots. But the thing we dont seem to realize is that that alone is an achievement of note.
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Think of how many countries in #Africa are not like #RSA… Think of how many countries have gone through the crucible we have & have come out like us. None. Not 1…

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The difference between Liberal Socialism and Social Liberalism

This was originally posted in Quora: "Social" is "of or relating to society or its organization; … suited to living in communities; …" "Socialism" is "a political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole."  It's … Continue reading The difference between Liberal Socialism and Social Liberalism

The Origins Of Social Liberalism

This was originally posted in an article in The New Statesman by By Jonathan Derbyshire Contemporary social liberalism has its origins in the New Liberalism of the early 20th century. The leading exponent of this strand of liberal thinking, whose influence was discernible in the welfare legislation passed by the Liberal government of 1906-14, was … Continue reading The Origins Of Social Liberalism

Democratic Socialism

Democratic socialism is a political philosophy that advocates achieving socialist goals within a democratic system. Democratic socialists oppose the Soviet economic model, rejecting the authoritarian form of governance and highly centralized command economy that took form in the Soviet Union in the early 20th century. Democratic socialism has promoted as economic solutions to capitalist systems … Continue reading Democratic Socialism