Editorial

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How two audacious occupations are shifting the housing debate

An introduction to our series on the occupations of Helen Bowden Nurses Home and Woodstock Hospital

By GroundUp Staff - 29 August 2018
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Reclaim the City has the potential to change Cape Town, but it faces many threats

Our view of the Helen Bowden and Woodstock Hospital occupations

By GroundUp Editors - 29 August 2018
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Openness of Bongani Mayosi’s family shows great courage

Depression is an illness, not a shame

By GroundUp Editors - 30 July 2018
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Can subsidised rentals help solve the housing crisis?

It’s an idea whose time has come but it is not a cure-all

By GroundUp Editors - 27 June 2018
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Why are there so many land occupations in Cape Town?

City has condemned the “scourge” of “invasions”

By GroundUp Editors - 27 March 2018
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Day Zero and Cape Town’s cacophony of chaos

Mmusi Maimane’s approach to the water crisis is wrong

By GroundUp Editors - 24 January 2018
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Metrorail’s lies

Blaming vandalism and theft for the closure of major Cape Town commuter line is disingenuous

By GroundUp Editors - 11 December 2017
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Cape Town’s welcome change in housing policy

Good work by housing activists and city officials

By GroundUp Editors - 27 September 2017
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Hout Bay shows how desperately we need good police leadership

Police commissioners’ silence following shooting of Ona Dubula is shameful

By GroundUp Editors - 14 September 2017
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KPMG’s questionable behaviour goes beyond Gupta companies

Yet another scandal means it’s time for some changes in the auditing industry

By GroundUp Editors - 22 August 2017
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Ethics of our Table Mountain mugger article

Story is in the public interest

By Nathan Geffen - 5 December 2016
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Understanding the court challenge to the nuclear deal

Major case against state capture will be heard in December

By GroundUp Staff - 25 November 2016
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Keep universities open

Consequences of a shutdown will be terrible

By GroundUp Staff - 30 September 2016