A study finds that foreigners may be displacing jobless youth in starting small businesses, but an expert says the impact of foreign entrepreneurs is small.
'People destroyed my shack and took everything. They say they don’t want a kwerekwere to stay here.'
Why are populist politicians popular today? Because they give people a chance to blame someone else for their problems. The others. The foreigners. The aliens. The people who don't belong to OUR country. If populists are such con artists, why do people fall for them?
It's not often I feel uncomfortable in London. Being a white person that speaks fairly standard English, it's rare that I feel the stare of others on my skin, hear the whispered judgements of others as I walk past. As a woman, I've been subjected to my fair share of unwanted attention, especially when running, but in an unfortunate way, that's something I've become accustomed to.
HuffPost SA spoke to foreign nationals who live in SA. Here's what they had to say.
I hear you marched in your thousands against my religion. Last week, and last month. You marched against immigrants, foreigners, and anyone a shade darker. I will not draw comparisons to Nazi Germany. I will not call you bigots, I will not insult you, and I will not label you. But we do have a problem.
Lawrenson was keen to put in the final word on the matter - 'They even have foreigners in the Skrill Premier now', he said, with a solemn nod of his grey bouffant hair. Three points on this. Firstly, who actually calls it the Skrill Premier? Everyone still calls it the Conference, that's a fact...
The five things you need to know on (bank holiday) Monday 6 May 2013... 1) DEPUTY SPEAKER STANDS ASIDE. FOR NOW. From the
Why do you whinge when it's cold, but then whinge when it's hot? Why are you only really most comfortable when it's raining? How come it's completely normal for you southerners to use the word 'c**t' as a term of endearment? These are things that quite frankly, after ten years I still don't get.