I’ve been wanting to write about my irritations regarding the level to which “inequality” has been elevated in our national debate and debates around the world but I could never find a hook on which to hang my little opinion. Well, I found one on Sunday, on a TV show which you should all tune into on eNCA at 9am on Sunday mornings. It’s called The Fix, and is hosted by Karima Brown and myself. Being of a slightly, barely noticeable really, Left-leaning persuasion, Brown invited the Venezuelan ambassador to SA onto the show yesterday, forcing me to read up on the Venezuelan crisis. A delegation of ANC leaders had visited Venezuela last week. A sort of solidarity visit. I saw a photo on social media of Tony Yengeni and a group of comrades standing grimacing with Venezuela’s revolutionary leader, Nicolas Maduro. Now, we all know Venezuela is in crisis. There’s a struggle for power between Maduro and a pretender. There is untold economic hardship. US pressure for regime change is now pa...

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