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
This is a message of encouragement for the people of South Africa from The Chairman of The #RSAPatriots League: Dear South Africa We know you are tired. We know that after all that has come to light and after the marches and tweets and outrage that nothing has happened. No one has done anything and … Continue reading Rise Up & Push Back
This is an article The Chairman wrote in The Huffington Post. #RSAPatriots #RiseUpRSA
This is an article I published as it appears in The Huffington Post 🙂
I think it’s time we had a chat. I am not rich or famous. I am just… me. I am a citizen of The Republic Of South Africa. The interesting thing is I think that is the makeup of most of us, yes?
We are mostly just us, South Africans. But the thing we don’t seem to realize is that that alone is an achievement of note.
Think of how many countries in Africa are not like South Africa… Think of how many countries have gone through the crucible we have and have come out like us. None. Not one.
Congo? Rwanda? Zimbabwe? Any takers… Egypt? No? None.
People seem to forget that none of our current generation is responsible for any of the crap that came before. Similarly we seem to forget that no-one chose…
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Mobilization of The League Of Liberal Patriots Of The Republic Of South Africa: 2017 will be a year of mobilization for The League. A year to make a difference in peoples lives. We intend on starting projects designed to not only help but educate people. We will be seeking partnerships that will help us grow … Continue reading Agenda 2017
As we all watch the former bastion of the liberation movement crumble, it is with sadness that we observe the defiant declaration of arrogance being displayed by the African National Congress. How does one display pride in the fact that they have failed to live up to what they promised? How do they continue to … Continue reading A celebration of failure #ANC105
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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
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
A statement from the chairman of The #RSAPatriots League: "Good afternoon #SouthAfrica It is normally not the position of The League to comment on global politics unless necessary due to moral standards or if they affect #RSA directly. So know that this is not a break from that protocol as foreign policy will be addressed … Continue reading Wake Up RSA
Social liberalism Social liberalism is a political ideology that seeks to find a balance between individual liberty and social justice. Like classical liberalism, social liberalism endorses a market economy and the expansion of civil and political rights and liberties, but differs in that it believes the legitimate role of the government includes addressing economic and … Continue reading Social Liberalism