Can You Tell From This Photo If Oscar Pistorius Is Guilty?
September 24, 2014
This image is worthless as evidence but dripping with meaning.
Politics and Fiction
July 14, 2014
How to be a "guerrilla of the imagination."
The Rise and Fall of Apartheid in Pictures
June 26, 2014
An exhibition in South Africa is attracting record-breaking crowds.
A moving story of redemption, and its complications, in post-Apartheid South Africa.
Gandhi Was a Crank Before He Was a Saint
June 07, 2014
Gandhi may have been non-violent, but he could hurt people nonetheless.
Kerry Says Israel Is Headed Toward "Apartheid." Is He Right?
April 28, 2014
This was not a savvy thing to say, but that doesn't mean it was wrong.
Oscar Pistorius' Paranoia
April 16, 2014
To understand his defense, you need to understand South Africa.
Sending Fulbright Scholars Abroad Is Not 'Soft Diplomacy.' But There Are Better Reasons Not to Axe the Program
Yes, Even Nelson Mandela Could Say Dumb Things
December 12, 2013
Just because a bunch of people said stupid things about one of the century's most amazing men does not mean that Mandela didn't make some grievous errors in judgement.
Sometimes world leaders just have to have good manners.