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IN THIS POLITICAL CLIMATE WHO DO WE TRUST?

by David Oliphant

Agendas flow from one side of political parties to the next. Be it a party in a politician’s back yard or the party the politician claims to be a vehicle for positive social change. Whichever the type of party, no one, least of all me (which I […]

By |February 21st, 2014|TES Education, TES Politics|

WHAT IS THE MEASURE OF A POLITICIAN?

 by David Oliphant

What really keeps a government official’s grasp so firmly around the power and trust that society has so graciously bestowed upon him? What makes his ability to hold office such a seemingly treacherous task for some and yet so easy for others? What performance indicators support their stay in […]

By |February 14th, 2014|TES Education, TES Politics|

FEEDING THOSE FACING CHRONIC HUNGER

by David Oliphant
Chronic hunger is such an inter-relating problem, stretching over such vast geographies that it requires a multidimensional and sustainable solution. Therefore the solution must be pro-active in its aims and not merely reactive to the symptoms of society’s failings.However, for a feasible solution to come to fruition, […]

By |February 28th, 2014|TES Environment|

OUR SOLUTION: SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS

by Aaron Abrahams
On the 14 of November 2013 the inaugural AGM was held for the Euclid Society, the brainchild of David Oliphant and Mbulelo Gushu both graduates from the University of Cape Town. The AGM was an introduction to the society’s aims and the reason […]

By |November 28th, 2013|TES Education|

DO WE REALLY LIVE IN A FREE AND FAIR SOCIETY?

  by David Oliphant
So much of South Africa’s future rallies around the idea of what is fair. Fair in the sense that opportunity is equal and the access to opportunity is available to each and every individual. This is the common goal I would imagine […]

THE PASSIVE BENEFIT OF EMPOWERING THE POOR

by David Oliphant
According to the latest living conditions survey of 2008/09 – around 52.3% of the population are living below R577 a month while 26 .6% of the population have passed matric with a qualification required to enter a university institution.These statistics speak to a […]