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Not to focus too much on South Africa but I thought a follow-up might do no harm. I was reading the London Review of Books, the other day, and came across the Jenny Diski’s essay on post-apartheid South Africa. I found it to be thoughtful and well-observed without being cynical, as most others are. I would have put up excerpts, but I think its better read in its entirety (here).

Food for thought: Political changes, no matter how hard people fight for it, almost always end up being different than what anyone expected. Minds don’t change as quickly as governments do.

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