The fight for land is at the heart of the fight for economic justice and the ANC and DA should wake up to this fact, writes Carol Paton, citing the recent spate of illegal land occupations (“Land is the real life-and-death politics of SA (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/columnists/2020-08-31-carol-paton-land-is-the-real-life-and-death-politics-of-sa/)”, August 31).

The DA is alert to the importance and urgency of redressing the spatial legacy of apartheid and colonialism, which have left SA with a deeply inequitable distribution of land and economic activity. We are committed to building a fairer SA where more and more people and households have access to economic opportunities, including to land and home ownership...

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