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06 July 2019
City of Cape Town gets flak over poverty bylaw
Cape Town is the only city that has a bylaw that leads to homeless people being fined for sleeping on pavements or erecting illegal structures.
We continue our women's month celebration with Professor Moenieba Isaacs.
She's passionate about gender equality and contributed to a paper addressing how gender equality is essential for addressing ocean sustainability.
Degrowth theory has to address structural global inequalities and power relations. @jasonhickel et al expose the staggeringly unequal resource transfers from South to North (benefiting parasitic elites and brokers en route) https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/06/what-is-degrowth-economics-climate-change/
According to a recent survey, South Africans say that they have little trust in local government. GGA’s Leleti Maluleke and Pranish Desai unpack how newly elected councils can rebuild trust by delivering free basic services for disadvantaged households:
Time for @GwedeMantashe1 to sink these SA deals with powerships. They’ve repeatedly failed to meet financial close deadlines. They’re too expensive - crazy 20 yr contracts for emergency power with guaranteed gas use rates that are way too high https://www.news24.com/fin24/companies/industrial/karpowership-appeal-fails-in-blow-to-sa-power-supply-20220807 via @fin24