Violence in South Africa
As a white South African committed to a future in our beautiful country and sensitive to criticism of its fragile democracy, I was ready to pull apart Alex Perry's cover story before I'd even read it ["Oscar Pistorius and South Africa's Culture of Violence," March 11]. Sadly, however, I have to admit that he managed to get it right. Violent crime, massive inequality and rampant corruption are crippling our "rainbow nation." I agree with Perry's statement that "it takes a collective effort to stop a country from falling apart" — then perhaps we can...

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