Jan 7, 2016


2016 has started painfully. I’m a white guy and I’m mindful that I inherit a system biased in my favour, but I’m also a passionate South […]
Jun 23, 2015

Man Up

We talk about 16 days of Activism somewhere near the end of the year, every year – but nothing ever really happens. Male hetero-patriarchal aggression continues […]
Apr 24, 2015

TEDx London Business School conference live on

Broadcast stalwart and founder of, Gareth Cliff is one of 15 speakers who have been invited to participate in the TEDx London Business School conference […]
Apr 7, 2015

Blood from a stone

Amidst all the baying for blood (from a stone) and whinging about how painful the sight of Rhodes’ statue has been for the student community at […]
Mar 19, 2015

Historical education

When he died, Cecil John Rhodes left some of his enormous wealth to found a prestigious scholarship. Part of his sprawling estate was given over to […]
Dec 24, 2014


I can’t believe 2014 is over. What a year! I’m sure you do something similar, at the end of every year, I like to take stock […]
Nov 10, 2014

The tweet

Senzo Meyiwa was laid to rest a week ago, but the hubbub around my question about his funeral refuses to die down. “Who paid for this […]
Nov 3, 2014

On the wrath of Black Twitter and being called a racist:

I grew up mostly in post-apartheid South Africa. I learnt our history both inside the school system and because I love history more than almost anything […]