Apartheid never died in South Africa. It inspired a world order upheld by force and illusion by John Pilger

Posted: September 24, 2012 in News
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Dandelion Salad

Dandelion Salad

By John Pilger
Global Research
http://johnpilger.com
September 20, 2012

The murder of 34 miners by the South African police, most of them shot in the back, puts paid to the illusion of post-apartheid democracy and illuminates the new worldwide apartheid of which South Africa is both an historic and contemporary model.

In 1894, long before the infamous Afrikaans word foretold “separate development” for the majority people of South Africa, an Englishman, Cecil John Rhodes, oversaw the Glen Grey Act in what was then the Cape Colony. This was designed to force blacks from agriculture into an army of cheap labour, principally for the mining of newly discovered gold and other precious minerals.

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