The People’s Dialogue: uniting good folk, burying monopolies

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The People’s Dialogue: uniting good folk, burying monopolies

An extract from Michael Beaumont’s ‘The Accidental Mayor: Herman Mashaba and the Battle for Johannesburg’

Michael Beaumont

At a time when the DA’s popularity is in serious decline, The Accidental Mayor highlights the infighting and factionalism within the party and questions whether SA’s official opposition has reached the end of the road. Can former Johannesburg mayor and businessman Herman Mashaba offer an alternative for the future?

This extract describes Mashaba’s reasons for starting The People’s Dialogue and some of his ideas for a new political formation.

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