Royce Kurmelovs oor Australiese politiek

Resensie-essay deur Leon Lemmer Vroeër vanjaar was Australië plaaslik polities in die nuus toe een van sy ministers die mening uitgespreek het dat daar voorkeur aan Suid-Afrikaanse boere as immigrante gegee behoort te word. Hierdie uitlating is in Afrikanergeledere verwelkom en voorspelbaar deur die ANC-regering verdoem. Uiteindelik was daar ‘n aanduiding dat in die buiteland […]

Generous Poetry Generators

Mark C. Marino Taroko Gorge and ppg256 by Nick Montfort http://nickm.com/poems/taroko_gorge.html The sonnet has been around for centuries. Petrarch wrote sonnets. Shakespeare wrote sonnets. By now there are probably enough sonnets to wallpaper Westminster Abbey several times over. Haiku is an even older and (deceptively) simpler form. To number haikus would be to count grains […]

An appraisal of the executive political leaders and regimes of the South African: 1652 to 2018. Part 5: Performance profiles of executive political leaders and regimes for the period 1652 to 1795

Gabriel P Louw iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6190-8093 Research Associate, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Humanities, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa Corresponding Author: Prof. Dr. GP Louw Email: profgplouw@gmail.com Keywords: appraisal, black, executive, history, leaders, performance, political, profile, regime, white. Ensovoort, volume 38 (2018), number 7:3 1 Background 1.1 Introduction When does History begin? This was […]

An appraisal of the executive political leaders and regimes of South Africa: 1652 to 2018. Part 4: A basic checklist for the appraisal of executive political leaders and regimes

Gabriel P Louw iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6190-8093 Research Associate, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Humanities, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa Corresponding Author: Prof. Dr. GP Louw Email: profgplouw@gmail.com Keywords: appraisal, characteristic, checklist, compiling, description, designing, leaders, government, job, profile, Ensovoort, volume 38 (2018), number 7:2 1. Background 1.1 Introduction Understanding how to run a government […]

An appraisal of the executive political leaders and regimes of the South Africa: 1652 to 2018. Part 3: Factors that influence the development of executive political leaders

Gabriel P Louw iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6190-8093 Research Associate, Focus Area: Social Transformation, Faculty of Humanities, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa Corresponding Author: Prof. Dr. GP Louw Email: profgplouw@gmail.com Keywords: Afrikanerism, appraisal, Boers, development, factor, influence, leader, political, regime. Ensovoort, volume 38 (2018), number 7:1 1. Background 1.1 Introduction An Englishman apologizes when you step on […]

An appraisal of the executive political leaders and regimes of South Africa: 1652 to 2018. Part 2: The entities in government and society that executive political leaders used to aid their political behaviour

Gabriel P Louw iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6190-8093 Research Associate, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Humanities, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa Corresponding Author: Prof. Dr. GP Louw Email: profgplouw@gmail.com Keywords: appraisal, characteristic, constitution, dynamics, guarantee, hypocrisy, integrity, leadership, liberator, mindset, organization, platform, regime. Ensovoort, volume 38 (2018), number 6:2 1. Background 1.1 Introduction In any moment […]

An appraisal of the executive political leaders and regimes of South Africa: 1652-2018. Part 1: Leadership characteristics in perspective

Gabriel P Louw iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6190-8093 Research Associate, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Humanities, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa Corresponding Author: Prof. Dr. GP Louw Email: profgplouw@gmail.com Keywords: appraisal, characteristic, constitution, executive governance, guarantee, hypocrisy, integrity, leadership, liberator, mindset, organization, regime. Ensovoort, volume 38(2018), number 6:1 Background 1.1 Introduction The concept leader is prominent […]

Is the dissolution of the Afrikaner tribe a century away? Part 7: 2017 is the time for thinking, planning, and deeds

Gabriel Louw   Research Associate, Focus Area: Social Transformation, Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa   RESEARCH   Corresponding Author: Prof Dr GP Louw Focus Area Social Transformation Faculty of Arts Potchefstroom Campus North-West University South Africa Email: profgplouw@gmail.com   Ensovoort volume 37(2017), number 11:3   ABSTRACT   Keywords Alliance, apartheid, conflict, […]

Is the dissolution of the Afrikaner tribe a century away? Part 6: The preparedness of Afrikaners to deal with the threats and challenges of the new South Africa

Gabriel Louw   Research Associate, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa   RESEARCH   Corresponding Author: Prof Dr GP Louw Focus Area Social Transformation Faculty of Arts Potchefstroom Campus North-West University South Africa Email: profgplouw@gmail.com   Ensovoort volume 37(2017), number 11:2   ABSTRACT   Keywords: Alliance, apartheid, Black […]

Is the dissolution of the Afrikaner tribe a century away? Part 5: The vicious cycle of revenge and counter-revenge around apartheid

Gabriel Louw   Research Associate, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa   RESEARCH   Corresponding Author: Prof Dr GP Louw Focus Area Social Transformation Faculty of Arts Potchefstroom Campus North-West University South Africa Email: profgplouw@gmail.com   Ensovoort volume 37(2017), number 11:1     ABSTRACT     Keywords: Atrocities, […]