TIM COHEN: Midterm results show Trump has big chance of winning second term

Given US history, president presided over a normal loss of seats

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ANTHONY BUTLER: Legal eagles feathered the nests of state capture

That bean counters were enable to see the rot came as less of a shock because we have already watched our lawyers enable the looting

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MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Multifarious Platter Guide has its virtues

Platter Guide tasters have access to more wines than many judges in local competitions so the list is bound to be more complete, writes Michael Fridjhon

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CHRIS THURMAN: Classic story comes to life in different ways

The literal and imaginary are drawn upon to explore the big questions in 'The Little Prince'

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More people need a slice of the proverbial pie

SA must find ways to promote greater financial inclusion and get more people participating in the formal economy, write Fay Mukaddam

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THE LEX COLUMN: Tencent shows it’s not game over

Plans to reduce a dependence on gaming makes sense

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KEVIN McCALLUM: NFL player takes a stand to try to level the playing field

National Football League player Le’Veon Bell is staging a 'hold-out' for a fairer contract. But in the end, it's all about the money

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STREET DOGS: Life’s more poker than chess

Annie Duke: Life is much more like poker where there is lots of hidden information

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LETTER: DA must change tack on land

Opposition, as in US and UK, fails to make headway

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LETTER: US system protects, not favours minorities

Senate ensures temporary majority in Congress does not ride roughshod over smaller states

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LETTER: Media underplays positive role of business

Focus on corruption and financial malaise  has dimmed the overall importance of capitalism

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LETTER: US political system was deliberately designed on federalism and republicanism

It is correct that the US political system is not truly democratic in the proper sense of centering on the popular vote, but its founders wanted a country ...

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LETTER: Barnes must pull up his socks and do his job

He rambles on about how leadership is about getting things done, but in the meantime my magazines don’t arrive

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LETTER: Italy’s enormous deficit could sink EU

Brexit may be the lifeboat that prevents UK from going down with the European bloc because of one errant member

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To prosper, ensure a free economy (it worked for Mauritius)

The latest Economic Freedom of the World report shows that economic freedom makes both the poor and the rich richer, writes Jasson Urbach

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