SOUTH AFRICA: All Out for Apartheid

There is only one real issue in South African politics: the pace and vigor with which the Union's 3,000,000 whites maintain their dominance over South Africa's 11,000,000 blacks and coloreds. It is eleven years since the Boer Afrikaner National Party rode into power on a platform of apartheid—all-out segregation. Since then, at the cost of twisting the nation's parliamentary and judicial traditions almost beyond recognition, and using a curious mixture of police-state methods and paternalism, the Nationalists have gone a long way toward fulfilling their segregation promises.

In the process they have...

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