SOUTH AFRICA: Revolution

"A revolution is taking place in South Africa," warned the Port Elizabeth Saturday Post. "It is not a noisy revolution, and there are no guns or street riots . . . Many thousands of people won't even know that there has been a revolution—till one day they wake up and find that they can never change their government."

Prime Minister Daniel Malan's Nationalist government, founded on the principle of apartheid (racial segregation), hates Great Britain and despises the British liberal tradition. It is a government run by and for the tough Afrikaans-speaking burgers...

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